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Routes in Colchuck Balanced Rock

Accendo Lunae(Let It Burn/West Face Var.) T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Colchuck Balanced Rock Col (East Lake Side Approch) T 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Full Tilt (Tempest Wall Free Version) T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Leche La Vaca T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Let it Burn T,S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Milk n' Honey T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Rikki Tikki Tavi T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Scarface T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Scoop, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tempest, The T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b C0
West Face T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Type: Trad, 4 pitches, Grade III
FA: Tom Ramier, Abe Traven, Craig Rankin
Page Views: 4,261 total, 48/month
Shared By: Abe Traven on Aug 19, 2010
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

P1- Climb fun chimney very far right on the wall past a small tree. Climb onto knobby slab with thin pro in corner. Bust a spicy and fun 5.8 move left and over onto another knobby slab, climb into corner and belay.

P2- Climb fun corner up to flake, move left around flake (5.9) into fun corner with knobs for feet. Get to a ledge.

P3- From ledge, head up to a large left leaning 5.10 layback corner. #4 camalot possibly makes this less scary. Continue to large ledge and belay.

P4- Climb beautiful white rock with knobs up to a small roof with small gear under roof. Bust a 5.10 move over roof and continue up crack and knobs. Meet up with ridge and 4th class to summit

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Double rack and some small widgets(grey metolius, purple c3, etc.)Possibly a #4 for Pitch 3.
A nice moderate route up one of the most beautiful features around. Rock quality is great, this thing just needs more traffic to remove some lichen. May 22, 2015
michal
Everett WA
 
michal   Everett WA
 
P4 was awesome really fun face climbing. Put up in good style nice to have another moderate in the area Aug 26, 2013
Loganator
blue van, on the highway to no
Loganator   blue van, on the highway to no
Stellar climbing the whole way, chicken-heads right where you want them. I'd bring a wire brush to take care of pesky lichen on some crux holds. I got the worst rope drag I've ever had on the 5.9, gotta get doubles next time! May 21, 2013