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Routes in Bend Center

Blue Wind T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Community Project T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Ed's Jam T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Introductory Offer T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Janet's Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Local Knowledge T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
MX T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Peace, Love and Rope T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Riptide T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Seizure T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Voice of the Whirlwind T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 140 ft
FA: Jim Matthews/Mike Lasater, June/2012
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Shared By: JimM on Jan 5, 2013
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Start up two thin cracks with some face climbing and move right just below the first small roof into the obvious long finger crack. Continue up the crack through a second roof. The crack changes to tight hands above the roof.

Location

Riptide is the first crack to the climbers right (west) of Blue Wind. Begin from the ground below Ed's Jam, or approach from the ramp to the west (class 3) and build a belay on the ledge. You can rap the route with two ropes (140 to the ledge, 180 feet to the ground) or top out after the second reaches the anchor. Take care to avoid the rubble above if topping out. You can then rap with a single rope in the Bend West area or walk off in either direction.

Protection

One set of nuts. Small/medium brass offsets usefull. One or two set of cams up to .75 Camalot, one #1 Camalot. Alien Hybrids or the like usefull also.

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geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
geoff georges   Seattle, Wa.
  5.10a
be prepared for some difficult to find creative pro placements as you wander up the slabby start above the big ledge, don't skip what you find or you will find yourself on some insecure thin parts with run-out. Apr 20, 2018

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