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Routes in Rock Island

Free Standing Column S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c R
Plateau Passage S,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Unknown S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, TR, 90 ft, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Chris Blodgett on Oct 28, 2015
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Nate Ball

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Description

  • Loose rock*
Can be done as one pitch or two, there are anchors at a small alcove. With a foot strap it's probaby a 5.8, free around 5.10c/d well protected.

Easiest / fastest way up to plateau. Other options are to walk around from either the west or east.

Location

Look across echo basin find the easiest route up the talus field that leads up to the first layer. That will lead you to the base of this route.

Protection

Take 8 or 15 draws and a foot strap depending if two pitches or a single pitch.

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Could probably be R. The route isn't clean and there is a ledge with rocks above the climb, it's really a matter of being careful and communicating. Oct 28, 2015
Micah Klesick
Vancouver, WA
Micah Klesick   Vancouver, WA  
loose rock is so bad its "X" rated!? Oct 28, 2015