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Seam-iotics

5.9, Trad, 300 ft (91 m), 2 pitches, Grade II,  Avg: 4 from 3 votes
FA: unknown
Washington > Central Region > Banks Lake / No… > Post Modern Wall

Description

This two pitch route is a hidden gem of Banks lake with a little of everything including a long sustained finger crack, and an akwardly sized chimney.

Pitch 1 5.8+ Climb the broken cracks and features up to the off body sized chimney then up through the chimney to the opening at the top. Belay bolts on the left side of the chimney. ~35-40M

Pitch 2 5.9 Climb the striking 60 foot long finger crack straight up past the bulge to the chains. Sustained 5.9 pitch with a short section of flaring offwidth.

Finish up on Sky's the Limit to reach the summit or rap the route to the left.

Location

This route is located on the lower right side of the wall. It can be located by the prominent deep chimney system of the first pitch on the lower right hand side of the wall.

Protection

Single rack with gear to 3" and doubles in the small finger to finger range. Optional larger pieces can be placed in the begining of the first pitch. Some bolts as well.

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Blue rope on Seam-iotics
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Heading up pitch 2 the sweet finger crack.
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Just below the flaring offwidth on P2
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Looking up from the base of the route.
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