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First Thought Best Thought 

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

Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: 2011
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Submitted By: applewood on Jun 7, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Nacho enjoying the positive holds on the middle se...


This was the first route bolted at Whistler Canyon. A bouldery start leads to excellent, varied and sustained climbing punctuated with good rests. Climb the middle of the face directly below and left of the pine tree. 2 chain anchors on top (beside the large pine). You may want to take a large (#3) cam to place between the 2nd and 3rd bolts, but it's not essential.


On the first open wall on the left side of the North Canyon, climb the middle of the face directly below the pine tree on top.


fixed (10 bolts)

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By geomark
From: Okanogan, WA
Oct 7, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

FUN climb! Mixed up climbing from slanting ledges near the bottom to sustained vertical straight up face and a little stemming higher up. I very fun climb. Sun in the morning.
By Steve Quick
From: Oroville, WA
Apr 19, 2016

Need to be careful with rope location right below chains as there is a spot where the rope can easily get jammed in a crack. Best to keep ropes off to either side instead of dead on. These routes don't get climbed much either and there is loose rock, especially at the top,

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