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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: D. Nicol, A. Ourom
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Shared By: John Wilder on Jul 30, 2010
Admins: Kate Lynn, Nate Ball

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Do not park in the residential neighborhood! Park in the designated lot Details

Description

A route with an...interesting, but well protected crux that sits just to the right of the Zip.

Climb the crack to a ledge, then climb the dihedral on the left to a roof and follow the crack to the top.

Location

The crack system just right of the zip.

Protection

thin gear to 3"

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drsoc
 
drsoc  
 
Funny, I thought this was way, way, way, WAY harder than The Zip, at least the first part, the thin crack. The ramp and up is easier. Sep 10, 2016
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.10b
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
  5.10b
This was an on-sight lead for me, and the Zip was not, still think this is easier then the Zip. Feb 12, 2016
Mark Roberts
Vancouver, BC
  5.10-
Mark Roberts   Vancouver, BC
  5.10-
Fiddly gear, but not PG-13. Sep 4, 2012
The crux comes early, protects well, and is only a small step up from the hardest moves on the zip. I suppose the PG13 rating is for the unprotected easy ramp in the middle, nothing to worry about, it's essentially an elevated sidewalk. After that, it's pretty fun jamming and stemming to the top, the roof is fun and has a great exposed feeling to it for a smaller crag. Overall an okay route, don't go out of your way, but worth checking out if you're at the Zip anyways. Oct 31, 2011
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
 
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
 
This routes anchors need attention- a wrench could fix the shackles easily, but new bolts would be good as well. Jul 30, 2010