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Routes in Upper Washbowl Cliff

Butterflies are Free T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Feet of Fire T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Flashdance T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Hesitation T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Northern Revival T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Overture T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Partition T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Prelude T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Weekend Warrior S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wiessner Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Patrick Purcell
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Shared By: Greg Kuchyt on Oct 14, 2010
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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I'm only describing the quality first pitch here. Lawyer and Haas make it a point to indicate that the upper pitches don't really get climbed much. From what I could see, it's clear why.

The first pitch offers incredible face climbing with a tricky crux.

Climb up to the first bolt and trend up and left to the forth bolt. A tricky and thin sequence left brings you to the small, shallow left-facing corner/edge and the last bolt. Make a hard move to the ledge (crux) and around the arete and up easier terrain to the fixed anchor.


Start: 20 feet to the left of Hesitation below a line of left-trending bolts to the arete.
Descent: Rappel from the two-bolt anchor


5 bolts, two-bolt anchor


Nick Weinberg
Lyme, NH
Nick Weinberg   Lyme, NH
Very nice edging. You will wish this kept going to the top of the cliff. Nov 11, 2011
Greg Kuchyt
Richmond, VT
Greg Kuchyt   Richmond, VT
If possible avoid climbing at the end of the day, the sun will be setting right in your eyes on the side of the face. Oct 14, 2010