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Routes in Northern Exposure

Against the Grain S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Flight Risk S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Kung Fury S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Over Exposed T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Paint it Brown S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Playing with Fire S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Rain Check S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
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Type: Sport
FA: D&D
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Shared By: Pat Dyess on Aug 7, 2015
Admins: grk10vq, Zach Wahrer

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Description

Although dubious rock quality abounds, the vast variety of holds more than makes up for it. Head on up the left most bolt line as you approach some of the steepest rock in the Gallatin. Once the steepness is surmounted, head out right for some sadly less than stellar climbing to the anchors.

Location

This and the next 2 routes start on a ledge one encounters soon after dropping into the old Skyline descent gully. This and Against the Grain start behind a large pine. This is the left one.

Protection

As Bill has aged, his bolt spacing has steadily decreased. Expect pleasant, worry-free climbing. 13 bolts to chains

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cleatis  
I thought the rock was pretty good on this one, save for a few spots of minor exfoliation. The tree up top needs to get the chop, or the anchors moved down to the left of the tree. Aug 12, 2015

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