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Corridor Crack

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Backside Wall

Orange Newt

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Black Line 5.9+ (Trad) **

First Ascent: Steve Faulkner, Chuck Keller in 1989
Length: 100ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Use the approach described to get to the three towers. This route ascends the obvious black crack in the center of the first tower. Climb an offwidth to a roof. Pull the roof and belay when you get over a bulge. Continue up the crack to another bulge and belay from a tree on a ledge above the bulge. Rappel from the tree or continue to the top.
Descent: Rap from tree-double ropes required
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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Ascentionist said on November 16th, 2005
Best looking line at the wall, but it looks really hard and thin.