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Edge of Mistakes 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Curt Veldhuisen on Apr 2, 2014  with updates from Oren Cowlishaw

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BETA PHOTO: 3-bolt assist on the face left of Edge

Description 

A Vantage rarity - an easy trad route of decent quality! It's got thirty feet of thin crack, then two clips on left. No jamming required, just stemming and edge climbing.

As of 2017, this route was extended by adding a bolt off the final ledge and a 2 bolt anchor that lowers directly back to the base of the route. No more rope drag when lowering or grassy ledge scrambling required to access the anchor.

Location 

Thin crack in corner immediately left of Orangekist. Once onto the ledge at the top, the anchor rings are up and left.

Protection 

Takes small/medium nuts and cams to 2". Crack has some flaky parts but also enough solid sections to protect fine.


Photos of Edge of Mistakes Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Edge Topo
BETA PHOTO: Edge Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Hangers above grassy ledge
BETA PHOTO: Hangers above grassy ledge
Rock Climbing Photo: The route ascends the crack pictured
BETA PHOTO: The route ascends the crack pictured

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By Dan Cooksey
From: Seattle, WA
Apr 22, 2015

Just a heads up, the first bolt is loose. I attempted to tighten it with a nut remover, but use caution.
By Aaron Nash
From: North Bend, WA
Mar 3, 2016

I'm not sure if it has a name or not, but the short finger crack that ends in the roof just to the left of this line is very fun and solid. At the roof, traverse back out right and into this crack. Clip the bolt on the way if you're scared.

PS: The bolts are not needed for this climb, there is plenty of adequate protection to be found in the crack.
By Curt Veldhuisen
From: Bellingham, WA
Apr 1, 2016

That is a route called Somewhere on Earth 5.7

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