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For Whom the Lichen Tolls 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13 [details]
FA: Adam Crofoot, Kevin MudRat MacKenzie, 2014
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Kevin MudRat MacKenzie on Aug 21, 2014

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Looking up the top 2/3 of the pillar. The west fac...


This is a great little climb to combine with another route in the gorge.
Climbs a free-standing pillar starting on the south side. Climb a slightly overhanging wall with good holds 10' to a small terrace on the southwest corner. Follow a finger/hand crack up to the left (crux). The crack slightly overhangs before a horizontal seam. Continue up the crack as it leans to the slight right where it ends on a small summit.

This is the first such pillar to be freed in the gorge. The best vantage point to view the route is from the base of the Panther Den Wall on the Marcy side of the drainage.

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The pillar is located about 525 feet from the north end of Panther Gorge on the Haystack side of the drainage.


Cams/nuts to about 2".

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