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5.9, Sport, 40 ft,  Avg: 2.1 from 43 votes
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Washington > Central Region > Frenchman Coule… > Kotick Memorial Wall


Climb the well protected arete using solid incuts and flat edges.


Bolted line left of crack in the back.


Lots of Bolts + Chain Anchor

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Straight up the column to anchors which are slightly right
[Hide Photo] Straight up the column to anchors which are slightly right

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Andrew Leader
Bellevue, WA
[Hide Comment] The beginning looks runout, but it's very easy at the start. The route is very well protected when you need it up in the higher sections. Seemed a bit easier than A Game of Inches. Oct 1, 2018
Tess Wendel
Seattle, WA
[Hide Comment] Hmmm the second photo with the climber in the blue shirt is a different climb, I don’t know what climb but not the same pillar. The first photo looks correct and matches rock photos from crack in the back. Also climbing only the crack to the left was fun and is a decent option for a new trad leader who isn’t that comfortable jamming. Not sure what it’s called but definitely seemed easygoing maybe 5.6? Apr 14, 2019
Hank Thompson
Tacoma, WA
[Hide Comment] Yeah the photo looks to be the neighboring 10C and should be deleted. the climber probably thought falsies was super super sandbagged, eventhough vantage 10C is basically 5.9 for the rest of washington haha Apr 15, 2019
Kyle Elliott
Everett, WA
[Hide Comment] The second photo it looks like they are on "a game of inches" , as silhouettes is to the left in the picture. Apr 16, 2019
Jon Nelson
Redmond, WA
[Hide Comment] Thanks Kyle--it looked like "Game of Inches" to me too, so I moved it.
Thanks also to Tess and Hank for noticing that the pic didn't fit here. Apr 16, 2019