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The huge wall sitting above the town of Index visible from the road into town. Has routes both short and long, both aid and free, and both trad and sport. At about 30-min, it has a longer approach than the 2-min one to the Lower Wall, but well worth the hike.
From the Lower Wall parking, follow the train tracks to the Country area. Walk to the far right of the clearing, near the start of GM (there may be a notice board up) and follow the obvious path uphill to the base of the central wall area.
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Dead Reckoning (aka the Terry-Michaels route) 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200' The Beach
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The Zipper 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b WA : Index : ... : Lower Cheeks
The first pitch is often climbed as it is a fun .10 slab/thin crack.Pitch 2 is the obvious roof that is visible from the road. Pitch 4 starts from the Beach, so is technically on the Upper Cheeks. For pitch 1, climb a steep 5.9 corner with a crack to access the slab. Thin crack and crux slab climbing lead to a bolted, chain anchor below the roof. Continue via aid or descend. One 70-m rope is more than enough to rap off or toprope....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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