Type: Sport, 50 ft (15 m)
FA: Mark Rolofson belayed by Zack Slinskey on March 18, 2017
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Shared By: Mark Rolofson on Mar 18, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Access Issue: Seasonal Closure / 2021 Update - reopening Details

Description

Ascend the left side of the north face. Begin in the same place as Mercy Drilling, but before its 1st bolt, step right onto the north face & the 1st bolt of Impeachara. I avoid the blocky ledge to the right to be safe. Continue up moderate climbing (5.9) to a good ledge, to lay down on, at the 6th bolt. A .10a move leads to a good jug & the last bolt.

Above here, the face turns to an overhang. The crux is getting to jugs at the lip of overhang & just above the anchor. Pulling onto the summit will earn you bonus points. This crux involves a long reach off an undercling hold. It is definitely height-dependent.

I bolted this line in August 2015, climbed it to the undercling, & grabbed the anchor. I had injured my left shoulder in July 2015, & that prevented me from working this powerful crux finish. Up to the crux, it's a great warm-up. After watching the video link below, I returned & sent the route. Even though powerful, it's more about discovering the subtle beta.

youtube.com/watch?v=QXUlhT3…

Location

This ascends the north-facing wall, 15 feet left of Shakedown Street & right of the North Crack & Mercy Drilling.

Protection

7 bolts and a 2 bolt anchor.

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