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First Fall 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Karla Carendang and Jared hancock
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Mar 25, 2008

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Ernie Hansche jammin the upper corner...


A super cool crack deserving of all it's stars... At the right end of the Sanctuary as you hike the Trail you pass the tall and sweet looking arete of Imaculate deception 5.12a go around the corner and you will see this sweet line...

Climb up a corner to a stance... Protect and make moves out left in to a finger crack... Climb the widening crack to a relaxing no hands stance then finish on steep hands in a corner to a cruxy finish mantel...

You get a great veiw of the valley from the anchors...


Right end of Sanctuary...


Normal Rack should do... Bolt anchors...

Photos of First Fall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Otey scoping the finishing holds... The top out is...
Otey scoping the finishing holds... The top out is...
Rock Climbing Photo: picture of the whole route
BETA PHOTO: picture of the whole route
Rock Climbing Photo: Dad on his way to the top...
Dad on his way to the top...
Rock Climbing Photo: Otey

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By artem Vasilyev
Sep 9, 2015

Favorite trad route at the grade in the red so far. Loved it.

Offwidthy and flaring near the top but the gear is beyond bomber the whole way up so don't be scared to whip!

Would recommend for new leaders if you want to play around on something spicy.
By highneed
Sep 7, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

5.8 until the last 3-5ft where you will met the crux (for me) as all the jams where off sometime (hands, feet, fingers).

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