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Chouinard A T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chouinard B T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crony (크로니) T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Go-Deok Wei Gil, 고독의길 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Insu A T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Insu B T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Name? V5 6C
SBC Window Route C5+ R
Uiam Spire T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Villa T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
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Type: Trad, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: Yvonne Chouinard
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Shared By: coreylee on Aug 18, 2008

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This is a left-facing off-width crack that provides amazing endurance driven climbing.

Pitch 1: 55 meters of 5.8 climbing.

Pitch 2: 40 meters of 5.10 off-width. This is, for good reason, the crux of the route. Pull through the roof with a nice fist jam and make your way up the crack.

Pitch 3: 30 meters of 5.7 chimney climbing.

Pitch 4: 20 meters of 5.6 climbing and a scramble to the top.

Each anchor is bolted with beautiful American Death Triangles.
There are bolted anchors everywhere, pick one! I always bring an extra rope to make the raps quicker. However, you can make it to the bottom, after a few more raps, with a single 60 meter.


200 meters North of the "Grand Slab" you will see the natural line. It is a left facing off-width crack.


You could manage this climb with a single set of cams, but I recommend bringing an extra #3. There are bolted anchors everywhere.


Arin Earl  
Uhmm, the 4th pitch is 5.10, not the 2nd.

Rappel the route or one of the others that top out on the same ledge

Anchors good. Rad route! Mar 25, 2017
Nat D
Seattle, WA
Nat D   Seattle, WA
This thing was pretty hard, but super solid rock and clean.

This is one long jam-fest. Followers can layback a good deal of it, but the leader needs to be solid at hand-fist and slightly larger off width jamming.

I definitely couldn't have led the route when I climbed it, I just followed, but it would be a really fun lead if it was in my ability range.

The anchors are all brand new as of 2016, double bolts with a real chain and standard rap rings on some of the ones that are commonly rappeled off from. No more american death triangles! Intermediate bolts along the route are also new. Oct 10, 2016