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False Impressions 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Masonholder, Kloke
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Submitted By: jaredvg on Jul 25, 2009  with updates from DynoTee

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BETA PHOTO: Zari leading False Impressions 5.8

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This route starts in a shallow crack, with lots of positive footholds on either side. It pulls up and through a juggy steep section to attain a rising, slightly left-trending crack above a bulge. The crux is just above, and involves a type of mantle move to a good hold.

This is a very fun route at the grade, and really good for beginners. Has 2 bolt anchor with quicklinks at the top.


This is the first obvious bolted line on the lefthand side of the wall. Descend by rappel.


5 bolts and 2 chain anchor.
An additional small cam or nut can be placed above the 5th bolt.

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By Alex Mitchell
From: Cincinnati, OH
Aug 8, 2013

This is no longer the left most route. Someone added an additional route just to the left of this one.
By DynoTee
From: Bellingham, WA
Jan 4, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

yeah,lasting impressions.
By Micah Klesick
From: Vancouver, WA
Jan 8, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Easy 5.8. Good beginner route

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