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Routes in K Cliff

Al's Armed Response T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bend and Stretch T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
CF Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Comes in Quartz T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Go! T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
KdavR S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rise Pumpkin Rise T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Special K T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spring Fall T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tilt T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Type: Sport
FA: John Tetzlaff 2010
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Apr 28, 2013
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Face climb straight up a few feet left of the CF route, joining the CF route at the anchor. One has to fiddle with getting in pro in the seam below and right of the first bolt.

Move up and slightly left from the first bolt onto a thin flake, then move back right.

The crux is just above the 2nd bolt, where you move right into a short corner and grab the top of the corner. Then it is relatively easy to the anchor.

You can easily set up a toprope by first climbing the CF route.

Location

Between Tilt and CF route, closer to the latter.

Protection

Small wires and cams protect below the first bolt, though it looks tricky making a solid placement. Then clip two bolts to the top.

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Jon Nelson
Redmond, WA
 
Jon Nelson   Redmond, WA  
 
A clean, fun, athletic face route. Also, it is easy to set up a TR on this one. The only downside is that it is short. Aug 13, 2013
FA John Tetzlaff, on gear. Jun 16, 2015
Hey doug what's up with the name... huh ;D Aug 26, 2015
Sorry it took 2 years to reply to this. KdavR is just a little wordplay on Cadaver and the "K" naming of K Cliff. The only possible "cadaver" would have been Tetzlaff on his "ground-up" ascent of the climb, pre-bolts. Fortunately, JT is still Alive-and-Crushing and bolts were installed to protect any sections not protectable with gear. Apr 26, 2017

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