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Lichen Worms 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mike Fischesser
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Submitted By: Edward Medina on May 19, 2012
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    Pull over a small roof right at the start, then scramble up a featured face passing one bolt to a ledge. Climb the short left facing dihedral then zip on up the face to a two bolt anchor. The bolts are a little spaced out, but the climbing is never scary. Bring some small cams to eliminate run-outs.


    A low roof extends for a good bit on the far right end of the crag. Start at the left end of this feature.


    Mixed. Approx. 7-8 bolts. Full length rappell. Watch your ends! Skinny people may not be able to get enough stretch to reach the ground.

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    By brazinski
    Nov 19, 2012
    rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

    youll need a 70m rope to to a rappel with only one rope

    By chris mcguigan
    From: belmont, nc
    Mar 24, 2014
    rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

    Great climbing and positioning overlooking a south western shot of the gorge. If you have a 60 make sure the second ties in before lowering the leader. Knot Your ends when rapping.