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Challenger 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Wallace and Lyon
Season: When its not pissing rain
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Submitted By: Ryan Palo on Oct 13, 2006

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Challenger

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Description 

Despite this route's short stature, it as the name implies challenging. Begin on easy slab climbing to the first bolt where big moves on small incut holds await. Move past two more bolts up and left or head right after the third into an enjoyable undercling.

Location 

Furthest bolted line to the right

Protection 

Three bolts and bolt anchor.


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By Ryan Palo
From: Bend, oregon
Oct 14, 2006

We both got it wrong. Its the furthest bolt line on the right
By mark d
Oct 14, 2006

that is funny.

either way this is a great route for carver and it should be on the locals circuit.
By Wolfgang Braun
From: Beavercreek, Oregon
Oct 15, 2008
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Definitely a short, challenging, route! Lots of good moves though.
By another Chad
May 21, 2012
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Though it looks neglected, most of the foot & handholds are clean. Fun little climb.


Chad
By dmPete
Jul 18, 2016
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Sweet little climb, and a lot of punch for just three bolts.

Portland Rock Climbing book suggests optional small pro for the easy slab climbing prior to the first bolt. At first I didn't think that was necessary, as the climbing to the bolt is so gentle.

Realized after missing the crux move a couple times (right after the first bolt) and getting flossed by the rope, that maybe the optional pro was more for rope management than fall protection.

A small nut or BD .1 X4 could save you from rope burn in some unfortunate places.