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End Climb (aka Orvie), The TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Falling V0+ 4+ R
Orvie Direct T,TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 556 total, 5/month
Shared By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 3, 2008
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Kyle Stapp

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Description

Begin below the steep, narrow est face of the Practice Face marked with "Orvie" graffiti.

Straddle the left arete. A few bouldery moves get you to the large ledge. The rest is easy, but the huge hold near the top is super dirty. Somewhat contrived in that the difficulty depends partially on whether a nice layback right of the arete is used.

Location

Look for the "Orvie" graffiti on the west end of the Practice Face.

Both Orvie routes start on a southern face, which is found around the left corner of The Practice Face.

Orvie Direct begins on the left side of this face. Just to the left of this climb is a gully that can be freeclimbed to set up topropes for the Orvie Face, the Practice Face, and the Neolithic Wall

Protection

TR off 2-bolt anchor with chains on top.

Trad, but poorly protected.

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Justin Johnsen
Nor Cal
Justin Johnsen   Nor Cal  
Thanks Zack Schultz for additional info on the Orvie routes. Jun 22, 2014
TylerGates
Olympia, WA
TylerGates   Olympia, WA
Nice sustained moves, but you might feel like you're in a gym if you're with people who know the problem. Although a short problem, it is still a lot of fun. Apr 14, 2010