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All 28 | Routes 3 | Areas 1 | Photos 1 | Page Improvments | Comments 10 | Posts | Stars 9 | Ratings 4
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Cascadian Crack

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1)

Trad, 1 pitch, 50'

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Valley View West

Jun 16, 2011

Monkey Off My Back

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (14)

Sport, 1 pitch

OR : Smith Rock : Monkey Face

Jun 28, 2010

Cell Phone Posse

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (8)

Trad, 1 pitch

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Pearly Gates

Sep 17, 2009

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Valley View West

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Exit 38: Deception Crags & ...

Jun 16, 2011

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Cascadian Crack

Cascadian Crack

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Cascadian Crack (5.11a)

Jun 16, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Up'er Zipper (5.11b)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jun 21, 2014

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Comments: We climbed it last Wednesday. That was fun, thanks for the cleaning!

First two pitches were awesome (we found the first one to be a bit more than "semi" strenuous). Third was also fun but a bit dirty (there's a wire brush at the base, maybe that was a hint...). We passed on the fourth because it was wet.

Can rap the route with one 70m rope. Watch out for rope eating cracks when going from p2 anchor to p1 anchor.

Small offset cams are useful for the start of p2, especially if you are inclined ... more >>


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Lower Town Wall : ... : Tatoosh (5.10b)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jun 5, 2014

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Comments: If one is unsure about the moves and/or gear before the first bolt, it is possible to cheat the start by scrambling in from climber's right to the ledge above the bolt.


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Mt Stuart : Girth Pillar (5.11c WI2 Steep Snow)
By: Laurel Fan When: May 30, 2014

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Comments: Ah, I just figured the route changed because the route description for the 3 pillar pitches and the 11c rating in Nelson didn't make any sense to me.


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Mt Stuart : Girth Pillar (5.11c WI2 Steep Snow)
By: Laurel Fan When: Sep 10, 2013

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Comments: For details on the Lower North Ridge variation and the "new" way up the Girth (rockfall has affected the route since the FA), check out Kevin Newell and Eric Wehrly's TR from 2007:

www.alpineinstitute.com/articles/trip-reports/girth-pillar-(>>>


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Flying Circus (5.10a)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jun 27, 2011

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Comments: A little polish might not be that bad, sharp crystal finger locks kind of hurt...


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Layback Flake (5.9 R)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jun 27, 2011

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Comments: The bolt is missing its hanger. But if you're up for leading an R route anyway you might not care.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Wall Lower Cliffs : ... : Free Range Chook (5.10b)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jun 13, 2011

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Comments: Still clean! We climbed this because we thought it was the first pitch of Davis-Holland (I know...). I was expecting 5.9! Oops!


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : JY Crag : Air Force Crack (5.10b)
By: Laurel Fan When: Nov 2, 2010

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Comments: I think you mean Armed Forces Crack


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Red Wall : Straight Outta' Peking (5.10c)
By: Laurel Fan When: Oct 11, 2010

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Comments: Hanger is missing on the second bolt (as of Oct 10 2010).


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : North Bend & Vicinity : Exit 38: Far Side : Neverland : ... : Smea 5.9 (5.9)
By: Laurel Fan When: Jul 23, 2010

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Comments: This route is called Hamster in the new book.


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Fissuremen 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

OR : Trout Creek : The Main Wall

Sleepy Hallow 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

OR : Trout Creek : The Main Wall

Girth Pillar 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a WI2 Steep Snow

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Mt Stuart

Volunteer Park Water Tower (traverse) V1 5

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Seattle Urban Climbing

Monkey Off My Back 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

OR : Smith Rock : Monkey Face

Bad Choo Choo 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : We Did Rock

Cascadian Crack 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Valley View West

Overseer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Cell Phone Posse 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Pearly Gates

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Girth Pillar

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a WI2 Steep Snow

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b WI1 Mod. Snow

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Mt Stuart

Fissuremen

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

OR : Trout Creek : The Main Wall

Libra Crack

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Breakfast of Champions

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

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