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Before the Storm T 
Eight Is Enough T 
Opdyke's Crack T 
Party At The Moon Tower S 
Snake Face T,S 
Snake Roof T 
Vicious S 

Vicious 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: 419 on Oct 11, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Vicious 5.11a

Description 

Bolt line to the left of Opdyke's dihedral. Ascend the small gully and stay close to the arete. Climb the arete through side pulls and pockets. Crux is surmounting the flat ledge. Finish on anchors for snake roof or Opdyke's.

Location 

Left of Opdyke's dihedral/crack

Protection 

Gear above the ledge - small cams and nuts OR run it out (5.5)


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By Nate Ball
Administrator
From: Portland, OR
Aug 29, 2012

If you finish on Opdyke's Crack, bring a #3 and #1. Don't run it out... there is still some business left to be done.
By bryans
Sep 11, 2012

yes indeed, the crux of opdyke's crack comes after vicious is done. however, heading left to snake face's anchor is trivial and i think only a yellow tcu is really needed. but that's the "weaseling out" finish...
By Micah Klesick
Administrator
From: Vancouver, WA
May 21, 2016
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Great route, should be done more often! Slightly puzzling crux, but fun moves once you decipher it! Head from the last bolt up into Opdyke's Crack, or do it all sport, and cut over to Snake Roof anchors.
By bryans
Jun 13, 2016

Rumor has it I will get some help adding two bolts on terrain that will end at the Opdycke's Crack anchor, so this will eventually be an 8 bolt pure sport line. And everyone's first 11a redpoint - until I downgrade it to 10d :)

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