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DANGER:<br>
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near the start of the route there is a large loose rock that makes part of the mini-roof (look for chalk-marked X).<br>
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DO NOT USE THIS even though it's tempting for hands and feet.  with just a little bit of force the rock flexes and will eventually separate. <br>
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it's easy to get past this section without relying on it.
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S. Yi
May 24, 2016
DANGER:

near the start of the route there is a large loose rock that makes part of the mini-roof (look for chalk-marked X).

DO NOT USE THIS even though it's tempting for hands and feet. with just a little bit of force the rock flexes and will eventually separate.

it's easy to get past this section without relying on it.  
Jon Nelson
Redmond, WA
Jon Nelson   Redmond, WA  
Thanks Steven, for the warning.

I wonder though if some people might mistake that "X" for an arrow, like a tic mark, and grab there.

Perhaps it will just require a crowbar to remove. May 24, 2016
S. Yi
Bellevue, WA
S. Yi   Bellevue, WA
next time i'm out there i'll plan on taking a crowbar and prying the rock loose. thanks. May 24, 2016
Climbed this route about a month ago, didn't see this feature it must have pulled off. My buddy pulled a flake off close to the ground.. be careful out there! Sep 1, 2017

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DANGER:<br>
<br>
near the start of the route there is a large loose rock that makes part of the mini-roof (look for chalk-marked X).<br>
<br>
DO NOT USE THIS even though it's tempting for hands and feet.  with just a little bit of force the rock flexes and will eventually separate. <br>
<br>
it's easy to get past this section without relying on it.