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Agonal T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cider Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cling Peaches T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Grub Street T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Old Style T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rosebud T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Peter Croft, Tami Knight, 1978
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Shared By: Mike Teschke on Sep 5, 2009
Admins: Nate Ball, Kate Lynn

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Access issues at the Lower Malamute. Details

Description

The crux is near the start of this great sinker finger crack. Starts with some thin moves up to an overhang. Pulling over this bulge to get into the finger crack was the most challenging part of the climb. Finishes with about 40 feet of fantastic splitter finger crack.

Location

Continues from the top of Old Style. Tops out near the base of Star Wall, finish to the top of the cliff on any of those routes (5.8-5.9)

Protection

Chain anchors, doubles in finger sized gear.

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Nate Ball
Portland, OR
Nate Ball   Portland, OR  
Route grade changed to 10a Jun 7, 2016
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
everyone has different styles of climbing, but if this is 5.9, then High mtn woody is 5.8, as well as Pauls crack. This is technically harder then Penny Lane or any 5.9 at the Smokebluffs. Great pitch what ever it is. Jun 7, 2016
sibylle
Colorado
 
sibylle   Colorado
 
I agree with the 10a rating! Sep 18, 2012
Hans
Squamish, BC
 
Hans   Squamish, BC
 
A great 3 pitch route (recently cleaned) can be done by linking Old Style/Cider Crack/Grub Street. Access is via rappel from bolts. Jun 10, 2012
Andy Laakmann
Bend, OR
Andy Laakmann   Bend, OR  
McClane's new Canada Rock Book has this at 10a, and I wouldn't disagree. Great pitch! Aug 7, 2010