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Routes in Clamshell Cave

5.8 Cube Crack T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Clamshell Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Eagle's Prey T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Eagle's Way S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Forty-Four Fifty T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
GRTC S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Keep Clam T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Noisy Oyster T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Shrimp Salad T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Stolen Thunder S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: ScottH on Oct 5, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

The far right line on Clamshell Cave. Climb a crack behind a tree, heading up and right. At the top, break left up an easy diagonal ramp until it is possible to climb easy ground over the headwall to the ledge with the anchors. Alternatively, a direct bolted finish over the bulge exists. This thin two bolt variation feels like challenging 5.10c/d slab.

Protection

Gear to 2". The Kramar guide book shows only one anchor above Noisy Oyster, Shrimp Salad, and Keep Clam, but each route has a bolted anchor. An easy walk-off exists to the east.

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