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YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: FA- Cousins & McDonald 1964 FFA-Weinstein1975
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Submitted By: David Trippett on Nov 28, 2007

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Perspective is yet another Nightmare classic.

Start in a pumpy overhanging corner and climb through a physical, cruxy bulge above. Continue up to an adequate rest a few meters below the technical crux which is just below a small triangular roof in a little flaring corner. Sustained and aesthetic.

It's possible to top-rope Claim Jumper from the shared anchors with Perspective. You can also reach the anchors of Sentry Box with an exposed traverse out left on a ledge system.


Nightmare rock is at Murrin park


Double cams from fingers to #3 camalot is useful. Stoppers

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By Peter Spindloe
From: North Vancouver, BC
Aug 4, 2009

Long, varied and stout! This one isn't likely on anyone's downgrade list. Highly recommended.
By Colin Moorhead
Jun 28, 2010

The best single pitch .11a in Squamish.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jul 19, 2010
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Amazing route, varied climbing and a full value pump. Those used to areas with tougher grades might call this .10+ ish, but it doesn't really matter as its one of the best pitches in the area...
By Monica Jones
From: Bishop, CA
Jul 28, 2010

I loved this climb. It's intimidating when you look at it, but it's all there. Super fun.
By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Aug 8, 2010
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

Wow. Just do it. Gear is bomber. Doubles to #2 and one #3 would be fine. Might want to throw in an extra purple camalot to sew it up.
By Matt Hoffmann
From: Squamish
Sep 10, 2012
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Wow! Got the onsight of this one yesterday with a lot of effort. Amazing pitch that throws everything from fingers to fists and jugs to slopers at you. Perfect rests when you need them.

Brilliant pitch!
By slim
Aug 5, 2013
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

an excellent pitch, but i wouldn't put it in the squamish top 100 due to several sections with not-so-great rock. definitely a memorable pitch.
By Mark van Eijk
Aug 21, 2015
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Wicked good, non-stop type 1 fun. Probably not a single real 5.11 move but quite sustained and steep so the grade seems justified. Gear is great, bring doubles of everything. I found the rock quality to be superb throughout.

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