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Routes in Grand Wall Base Area

Aged in Oak T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Apron Strings T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Arrowroot T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Exasperator T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Flake, The T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flex Capacitor T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Ghostdancing T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Jingus the Cat T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Knacker Cracker T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Merci Me S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Moving to Montana T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Peasant's Route T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rutabaga T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Seasoned in the Sun T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Turnip T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 190 ft, 2 pitches
FA: P1: Jim Sinclair, Dave Harris, (Eric Lance, Alex Bertulis) Sept. 1967. P2: Dean Hart, Jim Sinclair July 1969
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Shared By: Steven Lucarelli on Aug 26, 2009
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Access Issue: Stop Camping Illegally Details

Description

Merci Me is a fun face route that continues for two more pitches where Apron Strings ends. It's pretty runout (there are only eight bolts total for both pitches combined) but the climbing isn't that hard and most leaders that can climb Apron Strings should be fine.

Location

Merci Me starts where Apron Strings ends. Two double rope rappels down the same route or using the anchor at the top of pitch one for Grey Matter will get you to the Flake Trail (I think one 70m rope might work but I'm not 100% on that, find out first!) From here you can scramble down the Flake Trail or do one more 60m rappel down Sense of Urgency to the ground.

Protection

Pitch one has three bolts to a two bolt anchor, pitch two has five bolts to a two bolt anchor.
Daryl Allan
Sierra Vista, AZ
Daryl Allan   Sierra Vista, AZ
R - rated sport route? Jun 24, 2011
Peter Spindloe
North Vancouver, BC
Peter Spindloe   North Vancouver, BC
Sport, in the sense that it's climbed with draws (although I place one cam on the second pitch). I agree that it really shouldn't be called a sport route any more than the slab horror shows on the Apron or Shannon Fall should be. Jun 24, 2011
Matt Hoffmann
Squamish
  5.8 PG13
Matt Hoffmann   Squamish
  5.8 PG13
Very real runout on positive edges. Just keep breathing and it's all there. Sep 26, 2012

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