Type: Trad, 180 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Jeff Thomas Chet Sutterlin 1977
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Shared By: Bryson Slothower on May 8, 2006
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An excellent yet neglected multi pitch crack route in the main area.

Pitch 1: 10.b
Start in the same corner system as Calamity Jam but climb out the right side of the bulge via a thin crack. The crack widens to hands above but stays on you for a ways. Move right to a bolted belay.

Pitch 2: 5.9
Some people break this into two pitches with a gear anchor if topping out.
From the bolted belay move up the corner above for about 12 feet before moving left into a different crack which splits the face to the left. Diagonal up and left in a nice crack for quite a ways (5.8)before it eases off and either belay or head up into the short but steep corner system (5.9) and belay at a bolted anchor (awkward belay).

Rap the route or Calamity Jam with a 60m or escape by traversing right and rap Cinnamon Slab.


Right of Calamity Jam, Left of Friday's Jinx


Gear to 3" with extra 1-3"


Andy Laakmann
Bend, OR
Andy Laakmann   Bend, OR  
Only had time for the first pitch, but it was awesome. I found it considerably harder than its neighbor, Pack Animal Direct. It stays in-your-face well after pulling the roof, but the gear is all there. Oct 22, 2006
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
The 10b roof protects well and if juggy, however reachy, with the crux just after the roof. Bring 2-3 each of #2, and #3 Camalots for the 2nd pitch. The top out was cool with overhanging crack, was not too hard if stemming, we did as a short 3rd pitch because it also takes big cams.
Also have done this with the 10a variation and it is harder then it looks, very strenuous placing gear at fingers layback crux. Mar 14, 2017