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Grub Street T 
Hand Jive T 
High Mountain Woody T 
Id T 
Larry S 
Moe S 
Neighbourhood Bully T 
Old Style T 
Overly Hanging Out T 
Pacing the Cage S 
Paul's Crack T 
Penguins in Bondage T 
Pinky Locks T 
Shallow End, The S 
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Old Style 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Peter Croft, Tami Knight, 1979
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Submitted By: Mike Teschke on Sep 5, 2009

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Access issues at the Lower Malamute. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Great right hand facing corner crack. The description in the book says that it is easy than it looks... Felt pretty hard for 5.9. Delicate slab moves using laybacks and poor jams. Sustained climbing for the grade. (Links into Cider Crack 5.9 for the second pitch, or lower back down to do more climbs at the base of the Malamute)

Location 

Rap into the South side of the Lower Malamute. This climb starts at a tidal pool with a metal platform bolted to the base of the cliff.

Protection 

Chain anchors, standard rack, mostly thin hands and smaller.


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Laybacking the corner on OldStyle
Laybacking the corner on OldStyle

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By Hans
From: North Vancouver, BC
Jun 10, 2012

A great 3 pitch route (recently cleaned) can be done by linking Old Style/Cider Crack/Grub Street. Access is via rappel from bolts.