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Routes in Castaway Crag

Air Conditioning T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Atmospheric Testing S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crashed At Sea S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Flying Wallendas T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
What's My Line T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, TR
FA: unknown to me
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Aug 26, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This lies on the left of What's My Line on the left side of this little crag, a satellite crag on the left side of the Lower Great Face. It ascends the obvious crack with an alpine feel in a subalpine environment. Start on the left-facing flake. Move up into a pod. Go left and jam/stem up the steep-for-5.7 crack with great holds. Power through a brief bulge. Fire for the top. No fixed pro. Enjoy.

You could continue up to the left edge of the Lower Great Face or rappel.

There is a 2 bolt anchor down and right for What's My Line. There is a 70' rap off a large flake with slings as well.


Single set of cams to 3 1/2", wires.


For folks that climb in BC, I found this climb to be more difficult thans Grins at the crux. I had to use the left face to step past the bulge, so this might just be my lack of face climbing skill. There is 25 feet of 5.5 runout after the crack ends. Jul 11, 2011
Greg Sievers
Bozeman, MT
Greg Sievers   Bozeman, MT
A super fun little warm up. The farther up you go, the better the quality of the rock.
The fixed anchors as mentioned are about 20' right. It's a low 5th class traverse. Sep 29, 2007