|Consensus:||YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]|
|Submitted By:||Morrismc on Feb 6, 2011|
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By Ethan Henderson
From: Silverdale, WA
Aug 18, 2012
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
A good beginner gear climb on solid rock/not a lot of hallow rock = good for newer leaders esp because lots of Frenchman Coulee/Echo Basin routes are full of bad rock which takes some practice finding the solid parts.
There is an awesome no hands rest every few feet which makes placing your protection very easy. Also a nice solo.
One could place a 4" piece near the top of the crack if you wanted to but I would bring cams to .75 or 1 camalot and maybe a couple medium wires.
By Lina Baker
May 6, 2013
FANTASTIC beginner trad-lead climb. Very straightforward moves, feels like a sport climb with pro.
Watch out for loose rock underfoot at the top.