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Type: Sport, 160 ft
FA: Marc Fournier
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Shared By: ScottH on May 16, 2007
Admins: Kate Lynn

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Don't deny yourself the pleasure of climbing this route. The two pitches are best done as one long one-- the longer you can go the better, right?

P1. Climb up ramps and cracks to the ledge. So-so climbing, easy 5.7.

P2. A great pitch. Pull past the bulge lurking over the chains (crux), then head up the face above. Stellar moves for the grade, continuous and great position.


P1-- 6 bolts, P2-- 11 bolts. Two single rope rappels to the ground.


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I second Kai's comment, the second pitch is the money. Steep jugs to super fun face climbing with a wee bit of finger crack thrown in. Wonderful warm up, very safely bolted, great views of the tantalus range, and an easy walk off. What's not to like? Nov 24, 2011
Mark Roberts
Vancouver, BC
Mark Roberts   Vancouver, BC
Thought this route was nicer than Emil or Charlotte's Web. Linked both pitches with eleven draws...there are way too many bolts and I skipped a few. Aug 16, 2010
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anthony509   las vegas nv
Great views from the large flat area above the top anchors. Mountain tops poking through the clouds backlight by the setting sun... Sep 2, 2009
Kai Segrud  
Definitely best to trick your partner into doing the first pitch so you can swap leads and get the second. Mar 12, 2008