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Climb & Punishment 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Chris Beh on Sep 17, 2007

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The thin flake just left of Partners In Crime. This route has interesting moves the whole way. The crux is positive crimping not jamming.

Climb up the flake, 5.9, to a fixed pin. Reach up to crimps, crux moves, and then jugs. Move right easily to a crack and climb that, 5.9 for 30 feet to an anchor.


Thin nuts to 3 inch cams.

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By Peter Spindloe
From: North Vancouver, BC
Jul 6, 2009

Fun climb. The crux just after the pin determines the grade; it's not sustained at the grade above or below that point.
By Matt Hoffmann
From: Squamish
Sep 26, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Nice climb. Easy finger crack to some crimpy moves after the pin(crux) then an easy hand crack to the top.

Blue tcu goes in nicely under the pin to back it up.
By Hans
From: Squamish, BC
Feb 3, 2013

FYI the pin is gone.
By Jtetzlaff
Jun 17, 2013

looks like a crescent piece of stone that held the pin blew out, from a fall ?
At the top of the scar though you might be able to fiddle in a blue or green alien ? Not sure though since I've not climbed it since last year. Up to were the pin was though takes good gear.
By Owen Summerscales
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jun 17, 2013
By Zacks
Aug 15, 2016

Great climb, had to dial the sequence and get my gear beta down at the crux to keep the finger pods clear. Not sure how anyone uses a 3" piece i didn't use anything bigger than a bd #1 although maybe you could squeeze a 2 in at the upper hand crack. doubles in the .3 range are nice to have for the crux, and i used a purple metolius (bd .2 approx) as my first piece, as my friend had a nut pop here when the rope came tight
By Lucian G.
From: California
May 19, 2017

Led this yesterday. After fiddling a bit I found that a blue Metolius works well in that final undercling pod before the crux (perhaps that's where the pin used to be?).

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