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A Feathery Tong T,TR 
A mind Forever Voyaging 
A Sinners Last Gift T 
Aching Alms T 
Arms Race T,TR 
Bluebells T,TR 
Bridges over Troubled Water T,TR 
Choice of a New Generation, The T,TR 
Christmas Tree Crack T,TR 
Danger High Voltage T 
Don't bring a knife to a gun fight a.k.a. "Gun Fight" T 
Double Breasted Anchor T,TR 
Driving in Duluth T 
Ecclesiastes T 
Echoes S 
Ex Nihilo T,TR 
Flight School T 
Fool's Progress, The S 
Goliath's Finger Crack T,TR 
Great Bird Chimney, The T 
Happy Happy, Joy Joy S 
Hidden Agenda T 
Hidden Treasure T,TR 
I Could've Been a Contender T 
Iron Maiden T,TR 
Jim's Crack T 
Laceration Jam T 
Lapidarian T,TR 
Long Distance Commute T,TR 
Lord of the flies (free) AKA: Comrades in Slings (aid) T 
Mack the Knife T,TR 
Mr. Lean T,TR 
Night Vision T 
Old Men in Tight Pants TR 
Oz - (AKA The Road To Emerald City) T 
Palisaid T 
Phantom Corner TR 
Phantom Crack T,TR 
Poseidon Adventure T 
Praise the Many Seraphim T 
Presents T 
Pussyfoot T 
Quetico Crack T,TR 
Rapprochement T,TR 
Scars and Tripes Forever T 
Socket Wrench T,TR 
Soli Deo Gloria T 
Squab T 
Sunny and Sheer T,TR 
Superior Arete T,TR 
Superior Crack T,TR 
Swimsuits and Harnesses T,TR 
Swizzlestick Legs T,S 
Urge to Mate T,TR 
Warrior's Last Dance On Earth TR 
Water Babies T,TR 
Wise Guys T,TR 
Withering Heights T,TR 
Yellow Feather T 

Mack the Knife 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: TR Kollath?
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Burt Lindquist on Sep 22, 2006

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Ted Kryzer OS-ing Mack the Knife. 19 July, 2010.


Crux towards the top of corner at steepest most thin section.


North Escape Chimney area - Left wall. First visible corner right of Great Bird Chimney. Traverse in from right along ledge to base of route.


Excellent natural pro all the way.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ted Kryzer on Mack the Knife.
Ted Kryzer on Mack the Knife.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mark Bratlie on "Mack the Knife" 5.10b a...
Mark Bratlie on "Mack the Knife" 5.10b a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave Pierce midroute
Dave Pierce midroute

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By randy baum
From: Minneapolis, MN
May 12, 2008

if a #2 camalot is good hands for you, then this route will be much easier than other 10b or 10a routes at palisade head.

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