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5.9, Sport, 130 ft (39 m),  Avg: 2.3 from 11 votes
FA: Bryan Burdo (1995)
Washington > Central-W Casca… > N Bend & Vicinity > Exit 38 > Far Side > Overhaul Area > (b) Motherland


Starts with the same first few bolts as Siamese Dream, then goes further left.


This route is described in the 2nd edition of the Bruce guidebook, but since then, there appears to have been a lot of vegetation growth. There's a small tree that now blocks one of the bolts, so this may no longer be leadable. It shares an anchor with Siamese Dream so at least parts of it (minus the tree) can be toproped after leading Siamese Dream. The book says 13 bolts, but I don't think it is leadable without a weed-whacker.

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Giles Eperon
Golden, CO
[Hide Comment] Climbed 05/25/17. Definitely climbable and leadable, there's no problem with the vegetation, and it's really fun. In fairly good condition actually compared to some of the other routes nearby. Not 13 bolts though - more like 7-8. May 26, 2017
Mack Johnson
Silverdale, WA
[Hide Comment] Good extension, but also a lichen-and-moss-fest. Jul 24, 2020
[Hide Comment] Bring some alpine draws. This route is definitely longer than 100 feet as listed here, and by the end the rope drag was severe with sport draws, despite strategic and aggressive back cleaning. I am not certain a belayer at the base could lower you to the base of Siamese Dream with a 60m rope. I chose to belay my second from the top and rappel. Aug 10, 2020