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Routes in Creekside Crag

Alien T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Chutes and Ladders S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Face The Fax T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Gold dust woman T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Intern's Burn T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Isogram T,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Mr. Potato Head S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Parallel Universe S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Raisin Bran T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Thieves Reprieve T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Unknown 5.7 T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Jake Wayman, Kris Pietryga, and James Garrett, 29 September 2009
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Shared By: James Garrett on Sep 29, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Somewhat squeezed between Isogram and Alien and a number of other R/X(?) routes, this follows really good and fun jugs and horizontals up the face. Should become popular.

Pitch #1: Left of the arete, climb past 5 bolts to the bolted belay of Alien. 5.9, 15m.


Start climbing right out of the creek left of the arete.


QDs for 5 bolts to the bolted belay.


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Mark Goodro
Puget Sound, Washington
Mark Goodro   Puget Sound, Washington
I used these new bolts to "onsight" Alien. All but the first bolt are in easy reach of the arete. It would take more discipline than I have not to clip them from that route. That's not the say Mr Potato Head isn't a quality route - but until I looked it up here I just assumed someone had bolted Alien. Oct 23, 2009
@ least it's admitted that it's squeezed. Way too many newer routes out there that ruin the experience for its older neighbor. Oct 25, 2009
That's a bummer if you can clip the bolts of this while climbing Alien. A squeeze is a squeeze. Oct 28, 2009
Arthur Morris
Salt Lake City, UT
Arthur Morris   Salt Lake City, UT
The squeezing isn't egregious. A climber on Alien certainly won't trip on them, and this routes moves are distinct from that route. Temps matter a lot on this route! May 22, 2013

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