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Storm Mountain Island
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Captain Jack T 
Closing the Gap Variation T 
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Edge of Time T 
Encore T 
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Flake, The T 
Generation Gap T,TR 
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Closing the Gap Variation 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Drew Bedford 1989
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jan 1, 2005

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Description 

Just right of Goodro's Wall is a bolted face. (1 bolt) climb this. The climb ends at the horizontal finger ledge, but continuing up Generation Gap would be the thing to do. This route is insane. Nothing solid on it. My partner was able to redpoint it, I just got on it and failed. Maybe next year!!


Protection 

1 draw for the route, I don't recommend utilizing the RURP that is dying below the bolt.



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By kBobby
From: Spokane, WA
Apr 22, 2005

This is also a fine thin clean aid climb, if that's your thing. Protect the start!

By d-know
From: electric lady land
Jan 28, 2006
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b R

slick and thin

By drewford
From: Wasatch Back, UT
Aug 24, 2008

Not a one bolt route. FA party finished up Generation Gap. Much more fun.