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Tangled up in Blue 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Bill Robins, Charlie Edmunds 1988
Season: year round
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on Apr 17, 2011

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Stellar Stemming


Jam and stem up the left crack to a bolted anchor.
Good pro.


Sunshine Wall (center) between Narlux and Peaceful


Gear to 3.5

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By rohanbk
From: Seattle, WA
Mar 9, 2014

Extra #2 camalots are useful on this route.
By SHOPE Christian
From: Corvallis, OR
Apr 29, 2014

So much fun! Better than the average Vantage climb IMO. 3.5 stars and rounding up.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
May 15, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

this is one of the best 5.9 cracks at Vantage. A good lead for 5.9 leaders, but I hesitate to say good for new leaders because most trad leading at Vantage is a little sketchy and this is not as straight forward as a splitter crack. Double cams #2,3 and #4 camalot and also hex's can be useful. This is shorter but harder then Crossing the threshold.
By Daniel Bookless
From: Portland, OR
Apr 27, 2016

I LOVED this climb...90 feet of enjoyable movement with bomber gear (bring extra if 5.9 is your limit) #stellarStemming #joyfuljamming

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