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Routes in (d) Northwest Recess

Consolation Direct, The T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Consolation, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Constellation T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Edgehogs T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Error, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Farewell Horizontal T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Gulp, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Incision, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Long Climb, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Magical Mystery Tour T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
No Locals Allowed TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sahara Terror T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Snakes on Everything T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Souvenir, The T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Special K T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Sting, The T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Swallow, The T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Three Hour Tour T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Whodunit T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wong Climb T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Bob Gaines and Frank Bentwood, October 1999.
Page Views: 43 total · 29/month
Shared By: Bob Gaines on Jun 4, 2018
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This route begins from the ledge at the top of the first pitch of Farewell Horizontal and climbs the steep flake system between The Sham and the Mummy Crack (pitch 2 of The Long Climb).

Location


Begin just right of the Farewell Horizontal anchor and climb a short, right-curving flake up to a left-facing corner. Climb the corner past 2 bolts (5.11-), then where the corner peters out climb a blank face past 2 more bolts (5.11b/c) up to a stance. Clip another bolt, then  traverse left (5.10-) over to a crack, which is followed up to a 2-bolt anchor shared with The Sham.

Descent: 90-foot rap to the Farewell Horizontal anchor, then another 150-foot rap to the ground.

Protection

5 bolts, medium nuts and CDs to 3 inches.

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