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The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Lost Ridge

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Tough Enough 5.10b (Trad) ****

First Ascent: Ray Ellington, Michelle Artsay in 2003
Length: 50ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Walk left from The Poacher for about 15 minutes. Eventually you will spot this nice looking handcrack. Ascend the handcrack with "reach way back" type jamming then grunt up to the interesting finish. An alternate approach from the creek is recommended.
Moves: Wide Crack or Offwidth
Descent: Rap from tree or walkoff
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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