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Routes in Swamp Slabs

Conkomatic T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Debut T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dislocation Buttress T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Dislocation Direct T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Green Dagger T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Green Horns T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pinhead T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Tread Gently T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 150 ft
FA: Scott Baxter, Karl Karlstrom. 1975
Page Views: 394 total · 6/month
Shared By: Chas Waterman on May 13, 2013
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Access Issue: Falcon Closures from February 1st until July 15th Details

Description [Suggest Change]

Difficult start. begin by scrambling up and left of the first pitch of pinhead. Starting under a triangle shaped pod, go up trending slightly right until you reach good ledges next to the perfect left arcing hand crack. climbing up through this section is possibly made easier by an old piton scar.
After the tricky bottom section, work left toward the amazing arcing hand crack (probably the coolest crack on the swamp slabs).

- continue up the top of debut or scramble over to treebeard, or just scramble all the way left and back down to the base.

Location [Suggest Change]

Swamp slabs. Left of pinhead and greenhorns.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Small gear and stoppers for the bottom. Blue alien and a purple mastercam protect the crux. Hand size gear for the top.

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Mark Force
Ashland, Oregon
Mark Force   Ashland, Oregon
A very sweet climb with quality rock and some really interesting climbing. The crux is a unique set of stemming moves on vertically oriented dime edges.

Used to protect the crux with a perfect hand place lost arrow. Apr 25, 2017

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