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Descent crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
French Virgin T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Thunderbolt and Lightfeet T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Ty Morrison-Heath on Jul 7, 2012
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Description

An absolute blast of a route that heads through the splitter crack on the upper headwall. Sustained once out on the face. An absolute must if you can climb the grade.

Location

Obvious splitter crack heading up through an otherwise blank face.

Protection

Doubles from #.4-#1 Camalots with one large piece (I used a #3 Camalot but a #4 would allow for more safety) to protect the easy stuff at the bottom. Nuts could easily be placed but when I led it I stuck to cams to keep the pump down...

2 chain anchor up top.

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mason boos
fo co
 
mason boos   fo co
 
This climb will eat up all the .4-.5s you got. Top traverse is sick!! Jul 2, 2017
Nick Stayner
Wymont Kingdom
  5.10-
Nick Stayner   Wymont Kingdom
  5.10-
Excellent climb. Agree with the above statements. Definitely not .10d though. Aug 31, 2012
Ty Morrison-Heath
Bozeman, MT
 
Ty Morrison-Heath   Bozeman, MT
 
Possibly one of my favorite single pitch trad climbs in MT. Pretty awesome. Jul 8, 2012