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Lisa Falls Left 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R [details]
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Mar 22, 2004

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Lisa Falls Left. Great climb for beginners.

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On the left side of the falls, is a bolted route Left of this is a leftward trending unprotectable corner. Climb this. Not a hard climb, just consistent. Near the top it gets a little steeper, and also protectable.


2 bolts are set above, and can be reached by hiking to the left of the climb, and traversing out onto the face. Be careful. If I remember correctly, there is no protection down low, but a small piece or two may go in up higher.

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By Nathan Fisher
Sep 26, 2004

A hole 15 feet off the ground showed promise for a piece, however nothing I had worked. The only piece I got in was 5 feet below the chains in the flake. I place 2 pieces (smallish nuts). So in other words. Very Runout.
By mountainsense
May 13, 2009

Not recommended when wet.
By BrokenChairs
From: Seattle
Apr 1, 2015
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I was able to find several finger size placements (small cams, nuts, and hexes). Maybe I was following the wrong line but I found it very easy to protect. The flake at the top took a BD .1, .5, and 1. I could see the crack system to the right being less accepting of pieces though. I believe I placed 7-8 pieces on the climb.

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