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Beginner's Route T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
Bolt Route T,TR 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Dihedral T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Dynamite Cave V4 6B
Dynamite Crack V1 5
Dynamite Traverse V2 5+
Fir Tree Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Fir Tree Overhang T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Fractured Seam T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Jamcrack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Corner T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mine Kampf T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Mossy Crack T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Mossy Face T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Overhang T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Right Corner T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Shattered Slab T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad, 55 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Floyd Hayes on Feb 7, 2011
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Mt. St. Helena Crags - Fire Damage from Fall 2017 Details

Description

The climb is on the far right edge of the headwall to the right of Right Corner. Start in the mine shaft underneath the obvious wood brace [no longer present, see comment below] in the chimney. Chimney up to the wood brace, sling it, and then climb up and left to the base of the dihedral. Step to the right and climb the well-protected hand cracks to the top. Belay from either a tree stump or a larger tree trunk.

Location

The farthest climb on the right, starting beneath the obvious wood brace in the mine shaft.

Protection

A long sling for the wood brace and a few small to medium cams. If top-roping, long slings or a short rope are needed for anchoring to a tree or tree stump 15 feet from the edge.

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Floyd Hayes
  5.6
Floyd Hayes  
  5.6
It looks like a large rock smashed the thick wooden brace, with only a few slender slivers remaining, which means it is no longer available for protection if leading and increases the rating from PG13 to R (or even X). May 20, 2013
David Engel
Santa Rosa, CA
David Engel   Santa Rosa, CA
We've been calling this Mine Kampf for many years. There is an arete on the left side of the mine wall. The usual route starts straight up the arete. Surmounting the overhang on the far right makes the route harder. Surmounting the overhand on the left corner makes it easier. Apr 5, 2018

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