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Tiers 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Andy Fitz, Ed Mosshart 1987
Season: April-October is best
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on May 7, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Tiers passes the roof on the right side.

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Description 

This route goes through the right side of the roof, just right of Salmon song. 30' of not so good climbing gets you to the roof where the fun begins. Pull the roof and jam the crack above.

Location 

The route 6' right of Salmon song. See photo.

Protection 

Pro to 3.5.


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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 25, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

one of the best 5.9 cracks I have ever done.
By Rohan Balakrishnan
May 12, 2014

There is a tiny offwidth pod for about a move or two towards of the route. It would be worth taking a #4 C4 along to protect this section. Furthermore, the bottom slabby section leading up to the first roof doesn't have a lot of places for pro. I found a small crack which allowed me to place a fairly good 0.1 X4.
By SHOPE
From: Tacoma, WA
Jul 10, 2014

Don't let the beginning scare you away. The two roofs make up for it and then there is a long sustained section that keeps on giving. Excellent 5.9