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Kinder, Gentler, Carpet Bombing

5.9, Sport, 60 ft (18 m),  Avg: 2.5 from 55 votes
FA: Unknown
Washington > Central-W Casca… > N Bend & Vicinity > Exit 32 / Littl… > British Aisles > AWOL


The route is fairly consistent on large hold without a definitive crux.


Slightly uphill to the left of Little Hitler's. The route starts between two trees, moves slightly right and then up the face.


6 bolds to chains.

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Start of Kinder, Gentler, Carpet Bombing
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Richard on Kinder, Gentler Carpet Bombing
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[Hide Comment] Great fun, lots of ways to go play here. Be careful if it has rained recently this area does not get a lot of direct sunlight, so the deeper cracks will stay wet for a while, and you'll need to use the ledges (and a few jugs) on the arrete instead. Jul 1, 2013
Nick Drake
Newcastle, WA
[Hide Comment] I second what Greg said, lot of ways to do this route, much more fun than your typical 9 sport route. If you have been strictly face climbing sport it *might* seem tougher for the grade. It's not a splitter crack climb, but the occasional jams make it much easier. Sep 20, 2015
Mack Johnson
Silverdale, WA
[Hide Comment] There is a crux up high by the last bolt, which has a significantly bent hanger. May 27, 2019
Hank Thompson
Tacoma, WA
[Hide Comment] Every inch of this thing protects with gear im curious why it was bolted. Jun 9, 2019
Chris Stocking
Seattle, WA
[Hide Comment] The last bolt is badly bent and very loose. The anchors (two stacked-washer bolts with only two chain links on one bolt and two scarily thin quick links on the other) are also not very confidence inspiring. Replacing these would be a great service for an otherwise awesome climb. May 30, 2020