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Routes in Snow Creek Wall

Edge of Space T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hyperspace T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Iconoclast T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mary Jane Dihedral T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Orbit T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Outer Space T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
RPM T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
RPM (2nd pitch early exit) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
White Slabs T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Type: Trad, 800 ft, 6 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Eric Stern on Jun 27, 2016
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

While RPM is an independent route to the top, it is rarely done and most parties will elect to continue up Outer Space after the second pitch.

Pitch 1: move up a short, dirty sparsely bolted slab to a smallish ledge below a dihedral (10d). This pitch can easily be avoided by climbing/scrambling up the first portion of Remorse 30 feet to the right (5.0).

Pitch 2: Make your way up to the dihedral then jam and layback your way up to the 3 foot roof. Pull over the roof on to great finger locks (crux). After that it is relatively easy climbing through a v-slot and an easy off-width to two tree ledge (10b). This pitch looks somewhat short but the roof is at 35 meters and the whole pitch is over 60 meters.

Pitch 3+: Continue on up Outerspace

Location

When you reach the base of SCW directly in front of you is the 10d slab. The 5.0 start is 30 feet right starting in an often vegetated gully.

Protection

70 meter rope and what ever you plan to bring for Outer Space. Extra slings are nice.

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Nick Drake
Newcastle, WA
 
Nick Drake   Newcastle, WA
 
Really fun alternate start to outer space. Sequence through the roof is a little more tricky to sort out for those of us with a short wingspan, but it's all still there.

I led the first pitch of remorse and took it up into the corner a ways where I could see great gear. The semi hanging belay sucks, but it will leave you with a lot of gear for the roof, a nice rope run, and let parties going through remorse come through right behind your second with no shenanigans. Sep 21, 2016
Nick Drake
Newcastle, WA
 
Nick Drake   Newcastle, WA
 
Because I drank a nalgene of vodka on the approach!?

I actually didn't know that RPM split right of remorse that early. I was leading remorse behind another party who were taking some time. At the hollow flake step across I decided to just go up the right facing corner and through the RPM roof instead. It looked like an obvious line. Oct 7, 2016

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