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Seamstress (access route)

5.7, Trad,  Avg: 1 from 8 votes
FA: Geoff Georges, Bill Ayre (10/15/2011)
Washington > Central-W Casca… > Skykomish Valley > Index > Middle Town Walls > Mid Wall
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Description

This is an access pitch to quickly get to the Mid Wall from the K-Cliff area.

Location

See images for the map and topo.

Protection

Small cams helpful, two bolts.

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Topo of the climbing on the access route Seamstress. (B. Ayre)
[Hide Photo] Topo of the climbing on the access route Seamstress. (B. Ayre)
Overview map of the access route. (B. Ayre)
[Hide Photo] Overview map of the access route. (B. Ayre)

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geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.7
[Hide Comment] I called this Seamstress because I placed knife blades on lead while pulling off clods of moss while water was pouring down the face, and added the bolts on lead for the old school fun of it.
It is actually pretty fun when it's dry. Jan 22, 2014
Cassie Lowry Edmark
Lynnwood, WA
[Hide Comment] Thanks to Geoff for establishing this as a route. The bolts make it a quick, solid, and fairly efficient climb up to the Mid Wall when dry. I ended up placing 1 small cam above the bolts for good measure on my way up since it was still a bit dirty (obviously not often used).

As far as the anchor, I added some observations in a comment on the Mid Wall description page. Sep 3, 2017
geoff georges
Seattle, Wa.
  5.7
[Hide Comment] Cassie, with help from my friend Bill there is now a good solid 2 bolt with chain anchor for repelling from the top of Seamstress. as of 9/3/17 Sep 7, 2017