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Desperation Crack T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Desperation Face TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Desperation Face Right TR 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Desperation Overhang Left TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Desperation Overhang Right TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Layback of Dihedral T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Variation to Dihedral TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: michael faith on May 28, 2012
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Truly a tick list climb. This is the mythic Bellingham finger crack. Steep jugs, fingers, a fist, hands... This short route packs a lot of variety.


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michael faith
Bellingham, WA
michael faith   Bellingham, WA
At some point, the left side of the fist jam broke off. The move over the lip is more technically challenging however it's less sustained. Jan 19, 2017
Kelty Godby
Spokane, WA
Kelty Godby   Spokane, WA
It’s way harder than .10b, it’s not a finger crack unless you have baby fingers, and it’s also not PG13, takes bomber gear, I fell/hung for three hours. Jun 22, 2018

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