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Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: geoff georges on Sep 3, 2014
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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This gets 1 star in Kramar's book, I think he prefers slabs. This is a great and fun little climb. Seems soft for the Leavenworth grade of 10d. Maybe 10c or 10b. The book also says gear to 1". the first piece is a #3, and you could place a #2 or #3 up higher on the right side of flake.


follow trail towards waterfall, veer left from waterfall, pass a short double finger crack with big flat area, continue uphill, this is on the left, bolted 5.12 to right, Madsen's chimney ( actually an OW) further right.


mostly medium size cams .4- #3. Good cord on tree( 8/2014) could walk off to SW.


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Maynard, MA
Eric8   Maynard, MA
Agreed pretty good route. The only thing I remember thinking was can I use both cracks and if so its not 10d... Feb 25, 2015
Wenatchee, WA
Jplotz   Wenatchee, WA
A fun, if short, exercise in rattly finger jamming. Sep 18, 2015
cord on tree held my rap 4/30/17. i'll try to remember to bring some fresh cord up there next time as it was looking kinda spooky. May 1, 2017
Probably more of a meat grinder than Meat Grinder... Jun 27, 2017

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