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Routes in Main Block, Back Side

Brass Arete S,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Brass Monkey TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cornflake Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Easy Day for a Layback TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flamer S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Great Expectations S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Grey Face S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Grey Nose TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Lavwelle Latte S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Murky Way, The S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Warm Up Route S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Type: Trad, 35 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Chadd Sechler on Mar 23, 2012
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Kyle Stapp

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Description

Climb the crack starting just to the right of Grey Face. This is a great beginners climb with great gear placement.

Location

Just to the right of Grey Face.

Protection

C3's up to .75 C4

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kenr
 
kenr  
 
Starts about ten or fifteen feet left of the first bolt for Warmup Route (which is the right-most bolted route on this wall).

The most protectable start is at a thin crack which is left of from below the not-so-thin flake/crack of the upper half of this route. Many leaders will find this harder than 5.7.
(Perhaps more interesting to start even farther left, at the 1-inch crack in the right side of the Grey Nose, then crossing right into the thin crack.)

Variation: Could also start directly below the upper-half flake/crack -- perhaps around 5.7 for those at least 5ft6inch tall (harder for those much less tall than that). No (or little?) protection until rejoin crack.

Variation: Could also start from the first ledge of Warmup Route, diagonal left up on the ramp to get under the upper-half flake/crack. Interesting balancy-frictiony. No (or little?) protection until rejoin crack. Aug 24, 2014
kenr
 
kenr  
 
Location is on the backside wall (west face) of the main detached block, which is the east wall of the corridor behind that block. Not far from the right / north end of that wall. May 24, 2014