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Allergic Reaction S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Aqualine S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Banks Marathon S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Brown Out S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Calanques S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Carrot Top S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Danton T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Downtown S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Edge, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Even Better Than the Real Thing S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fin de Siecle S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flower Power S,TR 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hello Dalai S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Kurosawa S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Land of a Thousand Stances S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Playing God S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Prophylactic Crowbar S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rashomon S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Red Alert S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Red Arete S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Red Rocket S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Red Roof Inn S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Reflecting Depths Imbibe S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Renaldo S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Robespierre (aka Red Bull) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rolling Blackout S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Seven Samurai S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Short Circuit S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Supprehension S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Tom Thumbs Blues S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Washington Pass S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Whatever it Costs you S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Young Lions S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Shared By: Andrew Shoemaker on Jul 25, 2011
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Description

One of the best moderate climbs at Banks Lake. Climb up a protruding and obvious arete just left of Red Rocket.

Protection

10 bolts to anchor

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kBobby Hanson
Spokane, WA
  5.8+
kBobby Hanson   Spokane, WA
  5.8+
The La Belle guide calls this Bono, the Bland guide calls this Red Arete (but Marty Bland admits he made up many of the names for this area because locals wouldn't share the info with him). Both guides give it a 5.8 rating.

It is a good idea to bring a few small cams and a 2" cam to supplement the bolts in places. This route is mostly well-bolted, but there are a couple of spots where supplemental gear is nice. Sep 18, 2012
No gear needed. Really well bolted like all the other sport climbs at this crag. Apr 12, 2013
lunabloomgirl
North East Washington
lunabloomgirl   North East Washington
5.9++...some interesting balance movement.
Nice route!
May 20, 2013
Kevin Peter
  5.8
Kevin Peter  
  5.8
Intellectual moves up a nice arĂȘte. No individual move is harder than 5.8 but several one after another makes this route no gimme at the grade. Sep 19, 2013
Sol Wertkin
Leavenworth, Washington
Sol Wertkin   Leavenworth, Washington
Anybody know the name and grade of the bolted route just to the right of The Red Arete/Bono that shares its anchors? I think it's Project #15 in the Bland Guide. Feb 24, 2016

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