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Rock On Direct (aka Hard On) T 
Sickle T 
Slab Alley T,S 
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St. Vitus' Dance T 
Start From Scratch T 
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Vector T 
White Lightning T 

Start From Scratch 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Kris Wild, Jen Reilly 2000
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Submitted By: Dan Petty on Jul 30, 2011

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Description 

Start on a slab with a bolt and move up to the right until you reach a vertical notch which leads into a slab corner. Chimney up onto the slab with a flared finger crack in a corner. Belay anywhere you find good gear placements. Continue up the corner until the corner becomes vertical and move into a hand crack that goes through a roof. End at the bolted anchors for Calculus Crack.

Location 

100 Ft uphill from the start of St. Vitus' Dance and other routes on Baseline Ledge.

Protection 

Finger gear and hand pieces for the final roof.


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By K. Carver
From: portland
Aug 17, 2015
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Yes, it is kind of dirty. But I thought this was a fun (read: more challenging) way to start all the other routes going up this swath toward First Peak. Doing the 5.10 bulgy crack P2 above kept the variation spices on the warmer side, compared to the nearby Calculus Crack.

If you climb it, they will come! In other words it's a bit dirty, but if it got more travel it would start to clean up, and then get more travel, and then clean up more, and then get more travel, and then... See how it works?
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