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Two-Way Trap

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

Stale Finish

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A Fresh Start 5.10c (Trad) ****

First Ascent: Justin Riddell, Todd Holtkamp in 2001
Length: 40ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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About 30 feet right of Ride 'em Cowboy is a gully. Scramble up this gully to access a ledge. Walk left to spot a fingercrack with a low overhang. Climb the fingercrack to rappel anchors.
Moves: Fingers
Descent: Rap anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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5.10d (2 votes)

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jimmy said on May 21st, 2012
This crack bites. Good thing, too, because you have to CRANK at the start! The approach gully didn't look very appealing, so I would recommend climbing Ride 'em Cowboy to get to the starting ledge. A fun little pitch that's kinda in your face.