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5.8- PG13, Trad, 50 ft (15 m),  Avg: 0.8 from 5 votes
FA: Geoff Georges
Washington > Central Region > Frenchman Coule… > Echo Basin > Riverview Area > Riverview Point > Riverview Point E Alcove

Description

Big blocky jugs with 4 bolts at the bottom, then easier climbing higher up where you can run it out to the top.

UPDATE: Route needs a glue-in bolt and anchor. At the top there is only one bolt and a full anchor still needs to be added. Hence this route is unfinished. The top of the route is too far left to use the Shanked anchor. It's not recommended to climb this until more hardware gets added.

Location

Located between Fur Elise and Shanked.

Protection

4 bolts. Small pro. No anchor. 1 bolt at the top out.

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new route w/ 4 bolts on bottom
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Mack Johnson
Silverdale, WA
  5.9- PG13
[Hide Comment] This route is more like 5.9 at the start. The upper part is run out on loose blocks that will probably not hold pro in any fall, but it's easy.
The anchor is one bolt back from the top, with a useless screwlink . The topout is not too rubbly. Safest belay is seated with feet braced, then walk off climber's right. The anchor needs either a second bolt and long chains to reach over the edge, or two new bolts below the lip if good enough rock can be found. The 2019 Sullivan-Yoder guide steers you wrong when it says the anchors are "hidden" back from the edge. I don't recommend this route in its current condition, and it is mediocre compared to the neighboring routes. Oct 27, 2019
Michael Madison
Tacoma, WA
  5.8- PG13
[Hide Comment] Jon, I climbed this route today and found the single bolt to be sufficient. You could supplement it with a cam towards the edge of the cliff, but the bolt is back far enough that a seated belay feels totally fine and the walk off is very short. I will say that the rock above the last bolt is very loose with large hollow sounding blocks. I went left into the corner and found solid gear and easy climbing, albeit with loose holds, to safely make it to the top. Definitely have your belayer wear a helmet for this one. Dec 8, 2019
Jon Nelson
Redmond, WA
[Hide Comment] Thanks folks for the additional info.
So, sounds like it can be done old-school at the top, unless someone wants to put in a new anchor. Nice to know. Dec 8, 2019