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Never Say Never 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Hart, Holwill, Shackleton
Season: Summer/Fall
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Submitted By: David Trippett on Apr 24, 2008

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Nearing the crux of the route.

Description 

A sublime route.

A bit more technically difficult and heady than its bolted neighbor Hungry Wolf (even though they share a similar grade in the guidebook), Never Say Never may be one of the finest routes at the grade in Squamish IMHO. Start on a slab and into a corner that quickly steepens to overhanging. The crack begins as hands/fists and narrows to fingers. The crux comes near the top of the corner as the locks become flaring, spaced out and insecure. Above the crack the difficulties continue...angle up and to the right on face features with finicky protection. Bolted Belay.

A thought provoking and demanding pitch. The gem of the crag.

Location 

Gobsmacking Wall. See Hungry Wolf description.

Protection 

Doubles to #2 Camalot & one #3. Small to Medium Stoppers and small cams(small alien off-sets are very nice)...heavy on fingers and smaller.


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By Drew Marshall
May 12, 2016
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Nuts and offset cams, and lots of runners are the ticket for this one. triples in .5 and 75 would be nice too

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