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Cherche La Femme 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Andrew Sell
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Submitted By: Laurel Fan on Jul 22, 2015

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Aka the shortest version of Van Halem. Good holds on a slab to the first set of chains. Could this be the only pitch at Newhalem where you do not need to pull a single roof?


6 bolts to the first set of chains

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By Laurel Fan
Jul 22, 2015

Not sure what y'all think about adding the short versions of already posted routes, but I thought this might be helpful for those looking for easier routes. Feel free to delete. I just copied the info from the topo posted on the Newhalem page here.
By Jon Nelson
From: Bellingham, WA
Jul 23, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Shorter or longer versions, it's all good to know about. Thanks for posting the route.

Presumably, there are anchors to mark the top, but it looks like you forgot to mention them.
By blakeherrington
Jul 23, 2015

.10a to lower-off #1

3? more bolts and ~.11b to lower-off #2 (v3ish)

many more bolts and v7ish (.13b) to lower off #3 (AKA Van Halen)

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