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Adventure Punks T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Arete, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chenoo T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Graceful Tiers T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Happy Ending T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
It's a Good Day to Die T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Layback Route T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Locals Only T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Nevermind The Bollocks T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A0
P.I. Dreams T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Porno Poison Ivy 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a A1 R
Rampage T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Riptide T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
She's Out of Reach T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Steve Garvey Memorial Route T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tree Hugger T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wet Lichen Dreams T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 170 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Jonathan Garlough & James Dickson
Page Views: 218 total, 3/month
Shared By: chinos on Jun 11, 2012
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Start 15’ to the left of Wet Lichen Dreams which has a bolt at 20’ to help locate the start.
P1: Riptide climbs the arête of a short buttress of stacked blocks to a small tree ledge. Climb up the slab past a bolt to an overlap with gear. Pull the overlap and continue up the left facing corner on the left side of the roof. Clip a bolt and make the crux moves exiting the corner to a small foot ledge and another bolt. Move up and follow another left facing corner to a two bolt anchor below the overlap. 90’ 5.9+ PG
P2: Climb out left onto a large ledge and clip a bolt. Make the crux moves and continue up the fun and exposed face on big holds to a two bolt anchor on top. 70’ 5.8+

Location

Obvious left facing corners located just right of the blocky corner of Orthanc.

Protection

Bring A Standard Rack.

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joshua corbett
Wolfeboro NH
  5.10a
joshua corbett   Wolfeboro NH
  5.10a
The second pitch is probably the best 5.8 pitch on the cliff fun moves and great exposure Jul 25, 2013
excellent climb for the grade, very technical and some what strenno. Harder for shorties and those without a decent vertical jump.... Jul 4, 2012