Type: Sport
FA: Jim Shimberg
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Shared By: Lee Hansche on Apr 23, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall

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A diamond in the rough. Most routes at the NW Territories can't hold a candle to this awesome 100 ft long low angle slow dance capped with a super fun corner.

Originally a trad route with presumably a few bolts it was then retro-bolted and became one of THE classic 5.9s at Rumney.

Update: I (Lee) rebolted the route in November of 2022 so it is now 100% glue-in-bolt protected. 

Start by clipping a bolt from a low ledge and pulling a boulder problem to get you from the ledge onto the main slab. The boulder problem is the hardest your muscles will work the whole time you are on the route but be prepared for your brain to get pumped as you think your way through the route finding above. Dance your way up the low angle face climbing for 70 feet or so to a stance below a corner. Stem the corner to a tricky but easy step left and clip the anchors with a little effort (you might wish they were a foot lower).


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As you hike up from the boulder field this route will be right in front of you as the trail meets the cliff and it just begs to be climbed.

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12 bolts to quick clips...

You must have a 60m rope to lower off!!!