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Doug Thompson gets the First Ascent T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Happy Puppy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Trapped Balls T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Troubled Waters T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Who Put The Purr In My Pussy T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
XL Extra Large T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 75 ft
FA: Doug Thompson, Abraham Lincoln, Steve Irwin
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Shared By: Douglas Taylor on Nov 7, 2017
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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2017 Seasonal Raptor Closure: UTW from waterfall to Golden Arch Details


Start from the trail and begin just to the right of Happy Puppy. Fun 5.6 Jug Jumping, 5.8 face and crack (use the tree to chimney if you want) into a corner followed by a 5.8 finger crack through a roof and short crux. Then scramble to the anchor shared with Happy Puppy.


Missing Bottle Buttress (Trap Balls Buttress).


Trad pro to 3". Have a couple small pieces for the crux.


Jon Nelson
Bellingham, WA
Jon Nelson   Bellingham, WA  
Nice one Doug. And also great to have Mr. Lincoln get his revenge. Nov 8, 2017
Fun little climb. The crux felt a bit stiff at 5.8 but I probably botched the sequence since there are a lot of options. 7 days ago

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