Type: Trad, 175 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Chris Doll on Aug 23, 2017
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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P1: 5.8 Starts off on the left side of a large flake and traverses right and up on dirty rock before going up a small diehedral to a set of anchor bolts. Watch for rope drag.

P2: 5.8 Move left a couple feet from the anchors to a dirty diehedral with a hand to fingers crack. Finishes up with a move right that takes you out of the diehedral to easy terrain and a set of chains.


About 50 feet left of Aqualine there is a grassy and rocky ramp that goes left. Hike almost to the top of the ramp and you will see a large flake behind a bush with a couple bolts on it. Follow the bolt line up and left. Once on top of the flake there are three variations of the route. Take the right most bolt line.


P1: Bolts plus gear to 1" with bolted anchor
P2: Bolts plus gear to 2" with anchor chains


Kyle McCrohan
Brier, WA
Kyle McCrohan   Brier, WA
We followed the guidebook's instructions to rap in, but I definitely do not recommend that. Midway anchors are not super easy to find, and our rope got snagged on the second rappel and necessitated about 50ft of free soloing up to 5.7 to get the rope unstuck. It's definitely easier to climb Supprehsion or Aqualine as an approach. If you are really intent on rappelling in, I would recommend rapping from the right of the two top anchors on Danton (as seen facing the lake) straight down, which should take you quickly to an intermediate anchor as you go over a huge overhung dihedral (Lafeyette Arete anchors?), which from you can rap down to a terrace and scramble down to the start of Danton.

We didn't actually climb the first pitch of Danton, ended up on Tom Paine Variation (10a/b, cruxy overhung finger crack in a dihedral) because of the rope getting stuck and we didn't traverse far enough right. Second pitch of Danton is bomber though, has a toughish flaring hand crack crux to start. Gear is surprisingly good throughout. Apr 21, 2018