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Routes in Castle Lake

Hair Raiser T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
London Bridges T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Prodigal Son T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Straw, The T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Thor's Unhappy T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Wife and 2 Kids T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, Sport, 55 ft
FA: Jeff Baldwin, 2002
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Shared By: grk10vq on Mar 28, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details


Follow edges and a few small breaks up a steep and tenuous face. A small tcu helps protect a spacious spot.
Roof cranking fun and worth a run.


The Straw is on the middle tier and lookers left of the main trail. It shares one of the taller croppings of solid rock with London Bridges, Crumble Cake, and a few others.


Several bolts, a small selection of tcu's, and a bolted anchor.


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Alec LaLonde
Alec LaLonde  
I only clipped four bolts on this one and plugged a small cam. I don't think there are 7. Crux comes right at the top. Jul 24, 2011

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