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Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Water Babies (5.8)
By: Bryan Karban When: Aug 29, 2011

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Comments: This climb does not get much traffic, but is worth doing especially if it gets cleaned up. The last 20 feet are what make the climb with a mildly overhanging dihedral forming the crux and making for some great exposure! As of now, there is a massive loose flake that provided the underclings from which one could move into the crux diehedral. This flake could come off at any time and would crush the climber who commits her full body weight to the double underclings. The belayer, also, is in th... more >>


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Bridges over Troubled Water (5.10a)
By: Bryan Karban When: Aug 29, 2011

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Comments: This is a great, long route. The start is high quality 5.8 to 5.9 climbing with really pleasant liebacking up some huge flakes. I found that the route has two distinct cruxes. The first involves some creative offwidth climbing through a very narrow dihedral. The second is the last 15 feet of the route and requires a few bouldery moves using the crack splitting the middle of a beautiful dihedral and an arete off to the right with precise footwork.

For the lead, I broke the route into two pit... more >>