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Routes in North Section (Left Side)

Airtime S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Committed Convenience S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Northern Pearl T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pearl Jam T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Progressive Climax S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Scorpio S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Slow Dance T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown Route S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Watchman, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wyde Syde T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 45 ft
FA: Chad Ellars
Page Views: 66 total, 2/month
Shared By: Micah Klesick on Mar 30, 2015
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

Fun fingers crack at the start, leading into a wide flare, and then face holds and finger locks to the top and shared anchor.

Location

Last route on the trail, about 20' after the trail comes around the cliff corner.

Protection

couple finger size cams or nuts, and then a 2" or 3" cam for the flare, and then a couple medium nuts for the top half.

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George Zack
Orting, WA
George Zack   Orting, WA
A quality addition and good warm up route. The blocks that Chad mentioned look like they are detached, but they don't budge at all when pulling on them, and I found a good placement for a large nut there. It was better than the alternative of a micro-cam in the wiggly dinner plate block in the main crack just to the right...
Oh, and I think that I placed a 4" cam rather than a 3" in the wide section, but seems like both would work. May 31, 2015
another Chad
5.8 R
another Chad  
5.8 R
Detached, but seemingly stable blocks form the left side of the crack on the top half of Northern Pearl; because of this, all gear placements through this section are suspect.




Chad Apr 10, 2015