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Mossy Tongue 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Lina Baker on May 6, 2013

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Fun slabby sport climb, shares anchors with The Kip. As I am not a local, tough to grade but 5.9 or 10a seemed right.

Follow slab face straight through the bolt line, pulling over the bulge to the anchors on the left.

Crux is before the first bolt on thin, but good edges. Bolt is high, so if nervous bring a stick clip.


Take marked trail to High Cliff and continue past to next developed area, Island in the Sun. Climb will be to the right of Fissureman's Friend; access by scrambling cedar tree lined gully at right. Belay ledge will be on the left (shares ledge with The Kip).


Quickdraws; 5 bolts to the anchor; bolts and chains at anchor

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By Bill Kipper
Apr 13, 2014

Route is called 'Mossy Tongue', FA 1995(I think, been a while...) by Bill Kipper and Kelly Santaga. We called it 5.8 at the time. Bolted on the lead, all trad style, eh?
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 11, 2016

McLane says July 29, 1997, 5.8

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