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McLeod Lake
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Cool For Cats S 
Fun-gi S 
Gathering, The S 
Highlander S 
Immortal S 
Kilt Lifter S 
No Applause S 
On the Count of Three S 
Quickening, The S 
Slap and Tickle S 
Time For Tea S 
Up The Junction S 

Up The Junction 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Euan Cameron and Julie Wright, 14th August 2008
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 15, 2008

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Moving through the tricky section that gains the s...

Description 

Start up the left facing corner and clip the first bolt. Continue directly up to join Slap and Tickle at the 2nd bolt. Continue to a tricky sequence that gains the large shelf.

Continue up the slab to the last bolt. Passing the last bolt is the crux, but with some good slab technique the anchors are soon reached.

Slap and Tickle, Up The Junction and Cool For Cats all share the same anchors.


Location 

Center corner of the squeeze section


Protection 

4 bolts and 2 ring anchors



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A Topo for the Squeeze section at McLeod Lake
BETA PHOTO: A Topo for the Squeeze section at McLeod Lake
Starting out on Up The Junction, 5.10a
Starting out on Up The Junction, 5.10a
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By C Miller
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Sep 18, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

Some nice jams on this variation which ends all too quickly by merging with the other routes on either side. Finishes with the same mantle/highstep crux as it's neighbors.