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Routes in Ridge 1 aka Stairway to Heaven

Ariel T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Armed Forces S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Arms Reduction T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Army T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Better Than Better Than Love T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Better than Love T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Casual Slabs T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
Forget Me Not T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Guardian, The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Gunky T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
In God We Trust T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b X
Inscrutable T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Like Hell It Is T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Love T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Party Of One T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Pepé Le Pew S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Seeker, The T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Stairway to Heaven T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Wanderer, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
What, What? TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Who, Who? T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Deb Thompson, LP?
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Aug 29, 2013
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Some crags in this area are closed 1 February to 31 July: Details
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Description

This is a short pitch with nice position that goes to the top of Like Heaven after going up 2/3's the way up Love. The name is in reference to Jenny Lowe's touching book.

From a good, angling ledge in Love's dihedral, venture right onto steeper terrain connecting nice face holds with a short jog left and then right and the occasional gear placements. The rock juts out in places, so you may move your legs carefully to avoid scraping them up. Finish up at the 2 bolt anchor on top of the Like Heaven block.

It has some loose blocks, so it seemed unclimbed. If it happens to be your route, let me know and we can update it.

If you link it with Love, you can make it a 155' pitch.

Location

This ascends the northwest face of Like Heaven, branching right from Love.

Protection

This section uses fingers to hands size gear, so if you link this with the lower part of Love, make sure to keep some #0.4-#2 Camalot size gear. A rack to a #4 Camalot works.

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