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Endless Skies S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Index Air Force T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Little Fire T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Making the little ducks quack T,TR 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Meadow and Spicer T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b V2-3 5+
Message to Love S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Planet Caravan T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Sweets for Manuel T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Them T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: jpbrastad on Jul 1, 2009
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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2017 Seasonal Raptor Closure: UTW from waterfall to Golden Arch Details

Description

Great route, recently cleaned. 5.8 hand crack leads to a crux finger crack section near top of route. Fun route!

Location

Approach from trail to Private Idaho, cairn marks the turn-off to the left. Trail is easy to miss.

Protection

Standard rack. You can get a #3 Camalot in down low, and finger size gear protects the crux (yellow TCU).

Rap from anchor.

Most needed protection might be DEET.

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Ambrose Bittner
Seattle, WA
  5.10b/c
Ambrose Bittner   Seattle, WA
  5.10b/c
Getting into the finger crack was awkward and the crack seemed harder than 10a. Sep 26, 2016
Nate Redon
Seattle, WA
  5.10a
Nate Redon   Seattle, WA
  5.10a
Fun and currently clean. Worth climbing if you're passing through. Apr 3, 2016
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
I added the SS anchor with chains today, as well as shoveled off the top out again. did not have a brush with me so pretty dirty, May 22, 2014. Fun route! May 23, 2014
Jon Nelson
Bellingham, WA
 
Jon Nelson   Bellingham, WA  
 
Thanks Geoff.

I'm not sure about the mention of DEET in the description of "Protection". I've never noticed many bugs there, certainly no more than elsewhere. It might be a joke, a reference to the wall's name "Wall of 10,000 insects". Aug 21, 2013
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
the top out was a bushy, dirty, mossy mess. Now cleaner as of Aug 2013. New sling on tree, but still needs anchor. Aug 20, 2013