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The Price of Complacency 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Andy Fitz, Ed Mosshart 1989 FFA Matt Kerns 1989
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Submitted By: andyf on Feb 21, 2007

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  • Description 

    This once was one of the better 60-foot sport routes of its grade in Washington, before the pillar it ascended toppled over on April 28, 2017. It climbed an overhanging arete through a combination of left hand arete pulling and right hand edge cranking. The story behind the route's name is recounted in Jim Nelson's Selected Climbs of the Cascades, Vol. II.


    Was on a leaning pillar to the left of Orange Sunshine.


    7 bolts.

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    By andyf
    From: Tacoma, WA
    Jan 18, 2010

    Overhauled with shiny new 12mm bolts on 1/18/10.
    By JCM
    From: Seattle, WA
    Apr 28, 2017

    I climbed this on the evening of Sunday April 23rd-- last ascent before it fell over?
    By JimM
    Apr 29, 2017

    It was climbed Wednesday evening, April 26

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