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Routes in West Face

Amber T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
American Beauty S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Curve of Binding Energy S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Furious Howard Brown S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Impeachara S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Mercy Drilling T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
North Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Northwest Passage T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Other One, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pocket Fisherman S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Shakedown Street S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Space Goats S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Wise Crack S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Alex Zachrel, Kyle Rada
Page Views: 327 total, 24/month
Shared By: Alex Zachrel on Nov 3, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Northwest Passage ascends the short, wide corner to the left of Wise Crack. Wiggle up the offwith, hands, and finger crack to the top. This protects pretty well and is fun for a 5.8 trad leader.

Walk off down the gully. Be careful of loose blocks at the top of this one. It is a really fun, moderate trad route and will get better with more ascents.

Location

This ascends the farthest left dihedral at the Surprising Crag.

Protection

A handful of cams from #0.4 up to #4 Camalot. A #5 can help make you feel better but isn't totally necessary. A few finger to hand-size pieces can help for building an anchor at the top.

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