Type: Trad, Sport, 100 ft
FA: Dave Bale, Viktor Kramer, Gordon Briody
Page Views: 330 total · 3/month
Shared By: Tom Bath on Nov 4, 2009
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details


A short 1st pitch is bolt protected (30ft). The 2nd pitch continues left then up the slab passing small overlaps and ending just below Gumball Roof.


12 bolts, gear to 1.5"


Tacoma, WA
andyf   Tacoma, WA
This is a great sustained slab line with cool rock and cruxes that keep on coming right to the end. It's a little more exciting (but still reasonable) if you cast off without the supplemental gear. No problem combining "pitches" (and rapping off) with a 60m. Nov 10, 2009
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
agreed it is quality, and fun to climb as one pitch. I used a few very small cams to #.5, the #2 can be placed at a somewhat worrisome flake, but smaller gear works too. Some tiny slippery holds near the top, would be much harder if hot and sweaty. May 31, 2016
Nick Drake
Newcastle, WA
Nick Drake   Newcastle, WA
This is really a good route, some mantles, some friction smears, thin edging, down sloping hands, side pulls. Upper section is sustained. Do this route if you're in the area.

Andy is a badass, I wouldn't want to lead this thing without some gear. I was happy with 3 cams to tame the runout. Micro to tight fingers only. Oct 24, 2016
Tacoma, WA
andyf   Tacoma, WA
Not a badass. Just bad beta from my partner "reading" the guidebook. May 9, 2017