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DW-1 Left of Left Tree TR 
DW-2 Left Tree TR 
DW-3 Right of Left Tree TR 
DW-4 Little Flake Right of Left Tree TR 
DW-5 Down-slope from Left Tree TR 
Fifty foot of love T,TR 
Roofy T,TR 
Seven Pieces of Pro T,TR 
Sorry Mom TR 
Thread the Gap  TR 

Thread the Gap  

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

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: Norm Rasmussen, Eddie Jablonowski (6/6/13)
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Submitted By: Mrkb3 on May 14, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: As seen from base


Start at the left facing ramp to the left of some moss and right above some spider webs, use some underclings and edges to go straight up, and finish to the right of the overhang. Don't expect any buckets up top. You can work up an easy slab for an additional 15' of climbing. Rated 5.7 in some guidebooks, but maybe some holds came off...


Top rope from tree anchor. R on trad.


Rightmost climb of Dave's wall.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Thread the gap, seen from the base
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By kenr
May 14, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R

I suspect the difficulty move to get up to the roof is height-related -- as in much harder if you're much less tall than 5ft 7inch (170cm) with normal reach.

My feeling is that the moves from the ground up to roof were interesting and thoughtful and fun. The moves through the rough were thoughtful and strenuous but did not feel so fun.

An older print guidebook offered this name for this route: Roofy Indirect Project. (I like the title above on this page better).

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