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Routes in Flakeview Area

Bear Cub S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bear Hunt T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dirty Girl T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Drivin' and Cryin' S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fickle Finger of Fate T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fine Line T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Flakeview T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Gift Certificate T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gift, The T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Gunboat Diplomacy S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Out Left T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pillar Of Faith T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Scream like a Boy T,S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Seven Year Itch S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Silent Treatment T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Philneu Neumann on Feb 19, 2012
Admins: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Description

This climb is fairly disorganized with a finger crack system to a corner chimney. Find a key left hand before pulling out of the chimney and hand jam up onto a tree ledge to the left. The chimney is DIRTY and mind the critters in the cracks down low. Until it gets cleaned off (if at all) belayers beware of falling debris! It might be possible to move right onto the face after the chimney and go to the slung tree left of Fine Line. From there it could even link up with Fine Line and become another way to get up to The Gift and Gift Certificate. At first I thought it was a stupid climb but it turned out to be interesting.

Location

Left of Fine Line. Its the obvious crack/ chimney. The feature is marked in the Lambert and Shull guide.

Protection

Small and medium gear low. Get creative in the chimney. There is a sketchy chalk-stone near the top that I slung. You can walk off from the before mentioned tree.

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I thought this might be the case, just couldn't find anything on it. Did you take it higher or have any info about what's above? Feb 20, 2012
Scott Gilliam
Raleigh, NC
 
Scott Gilliam   Raleigh, NC
 
Phil, I don't know when you did your FA, but a friend and I did this same line a few years back, maybe eight or so. We suspected it had been done before, but jokingly called the line S&M after our first names, Scott and Mitch. Fun line though with some interesting climbing. Good to have it documented. Feb 19, 2012
If anyone extends this route past the ledge where I stopped please let me know so I can edit and credit! Feb 19, 2012