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Lower Mill Creek

 
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The line takes the beautiful black streak up this gently overhanging wall.  It was equipped by Mark Howe a few years ago; he later graciously opened up the project.  The beauty of the line and the area are matched by the movement -- it is flawless for the entirety of it's 130' length.  After some pretty epic belay sessions (thanks Ben & Amanda), it finally went down:  The Paper Crane, 5.13a. <br />
The line takes the beautiful black streak up this ...
Just about to get started.  Ben is in amazing spirits despite having to belay my ass on this thing way too many times.  All photos taken by Amanda Ramsay (who belayed on the send).
Just about to get started. Ben is in amazing spir...
The "boulder problem."  Crux #1.
The "boulder problem." Crux #1.
Crux #2; perhaps the hardest single move on the route.
Crux #2; perhaps the hardest singl...
This is the good shake out just before the third crux.
This is the good shake out just before the third c...
Crux #3.  Static moves off small holds (shown here) or a dyno.
Crux #3. Static moves off small holds (show...
The inset offers nearly complete recovery before the relentless final sequence.
The inset offers nearly complete recovery before t...
This shot shows the start of the hand traverse.
This shot shows the start of the hand traverse.
The final redpoint crux is controlling this hold and the stand up, shown in the next frame.
The final redpoint crux is controlling this hold a...
...standing up.
...standing up.