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Routes in (3) Snake Wall

Before the Storm T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Eight Is Enough T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Opdyke's Crack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Party At The Moon Tower S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Snake Face T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Snake Roof T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Vicious S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Bryan Smith/Kevin Evansen 2005
Page Views: 965 total, 13/month
Shared By: 419 on Oct 11, 2011
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

Vicious is an 8 bolt sport line running up a segmented arête just left of Opdyke's Crack. Step left from the exposed ledge below Opdycke's Crack and clip three bolts on an arête. Mantle a ledge, then stay on the arête until forced to move hard right at the 5th bolt (crux). A few more pumpy moves on a steep face give way to moderate climbing on jugs before a thoughtful rightward traverse to reach the anchor shared with Opdycke's Crack.
Description provided with permission from Ozone Cliffband guide, thanks to Bryan Smith.

Location

Left of Opdyke's dihedral/crack

Protection

8 bolts

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bryans  
As of July 2016, Vicious is fully bolted. No need to take any gear up this one any more. Also realized a direct start from the trail is possible. Maybe 25-30 additional feet of climbing up a nice 5-7ish chimney (has chalk) using gear to reach the first bolt. For full value. Jul 25, 2016
Micah Klesick
Vancouver, WA
  5.11a
Micah Klesick   Vancouver, WA  
  5.11a
Great route, should be done more often! Slightly puzzling crux, but fun moves once you decipher it! May 21, 2016