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The Exorcism of Mark Hanna 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Thad Nelson, Mark Hanna, Daniel Reed
New Route: Yes
Season: Mid July through September
Page Views: 879
Submitted By: CameraisHeavy on Sep 24, 2012

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Description 

There are two distinct cruxes that are both on the second pitch. If desired this route could be french freed at 5.10a.
Pitch 1. 5.6
From the belay bolt head up using cracks for small pro and bolts.
Pitch 2. 5.11a or (5.9 A0)
A short slab section leads to steep cool overlaps full of interesting balance problems.
Pitch 3. 5.10a
After clipping the first two bolts climb the crack then head to the right over a small arrete to the anchors.

Protection 

Standard rack to 1". Quickdraws and Runners. This route is designed to rappel with one 70 meter rope.

Location 

Park at milepost 166 (3 miles east of hairpin), make for the talus at base of supercave gully directly uphill (north) from highway.
hike up gully until forced left, then back into gully.
When you approach the apron below M&M Wall on the right side of the gully a keen eye will spot a belay bolt on a small ledge. This route is more or less directly under Ellen Pea and could be used as access to or from this route if desired.


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By CameraisHeavy
From: Everett, wa
Sep 24, 2012

If anyone climbs this route please add your opinion on the difficulty grade thanks.
By arden
Oct 9, 2012

Erik and I rapped the wall last night and were stoked to find your anchors. We just kept threading the rope, and losing altitude, sparing our knees the worst of the gully trudge.

We didn't have time to climb your rig but we were, and are, grateful for your contribution to the wall.

Thanks

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