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Stranger than Friction Wall, The 

Lower Tier Rock Climbing 


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Location: 46.30819, -114.24559 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: petercaracciolo on Feb 15, 2016
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Description 

The Lower Tier includes the Dihedrals East Area, the Stranger than Friction Wall, and No Sweat Arête. There are four established routes in this section: two routes from the original years of development and two recently established lines on the new Stranger than Friction Wall. There is more potential for new routing.

Getting There 

Follow the Mill Creek Approach to the log bridge. Cross the bridge and then follow area/route specific approach beta. Expect 1-2 hours for approach.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Pulp Friction 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Montana : Mill Creek : ... : The Stranger than Friction ...
Pulp Friction is a grade III traditional route. 750′ feet of steep, featured climbing on high quality rock makes this route a Bitterroot classic. Pitch 4 climbs into one of Mill Creek's nicest corners. Anchors through pitch 4 are bolted. Please carry extra webbing to replace weathered anchors. Please leave quick links and lockers! Pitch 1-(5.9) Climb the delicate face up and right of the belay bolt. Climb to an obvious #5 placement and pull the bulge into a corner system. Climb crack a...[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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