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Licorice Line 

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

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: GFFA 3/7/15 by Chad Ellars & Amy Corcoran
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Submitted By: another Chad on Mar 8, 2015

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Licorice Line

Description 

Licorice Line is the shady off-width on the left side of the wall. The 25 foot crack starts at about 5" wide and expands to about 10" at the top. Edges and jugs pepper the sides of the crack making for simple off-width experience.

Amy and I cleaned a large amount of the loose blocks out of the crack. There's still quite a bit of loose rock though it's deeper in the crack and smaller stuff. Your belayer will still want to wear a helmet.

Protection 

Large nuts, #6 C4 and .4 C4. That was my placement sequence, yours might be different.

Alternately, a 9" Valley Giant walked up the crack could be your sole piece of gear.

Fixed anchor.


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By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Mar 8, 2015

Hell yea!! Nice work getting on it!
By another Chad
Mar 9, 2015

Thanks Micah!!

Chad
By dydayley
From: camas,wa
Feb 11, 2016

Really Fun route. brought a 5 and 6 C4. Both were useless as the crack gets really wide. I found my tiny C3's to be just right along with one bomber #3 C4 to protect the exit near the end of the off width.