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Coexistence

This route is located in the Gray's Branch Region at Grays Wall

The "end" of the crag


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Keys in the Back of a Cadillac 5.11d (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Bryce Noonan, Luke Rhoades, Bryan Battles in 2016
Length: 140ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Park as for grays wall (currently park right before the "bump" sign) hike uphill slightly to the left until you come across a 20ft dihedral capped by a roof. Climb the dihedral and traverse the roof to a ledge (a bit dirty at the moment but the more traffic the cleaner it becomes) Pitch 2: Wide crack all the way too the right on the ledge. Climb on crappy quality rock for about 30 feet to another ledge. Pitch 3: This is the money pitch! Directly above pitch 2 is a beautiful dihedral with a thin fingers crack leading to a 12 foot roof which opens to hand/fist size and has some fun gymnastical moves then leads back to some face climbing to another ledge. Here i recommend breaking it into a fourth pitch to reduce rope drag for the last 20 feet to the top.
Moves: unknown
Descent: unknown
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: Bryce Noonan
Date: Nov 18th, 2018

Submitted by: Bryce Noonan
Date: Nov 18th, 2018

Submitted by: Bryce Noonan
Date: Nov 18th, 2018

Submitted by: Bryce Noonan
Date: Nov 18th, 2018

Submitted by: Bryce Noonan
Date: Nov 18th, 2018

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Bryce Noonan said on November 18th, 2018
Finally got the photos up of me making the FA of this thing back in 2016
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Anonymous said on November 18th, 2018
not too sure why it uploaded doubles of the photos
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Anonymous said on November 19th, 2018
because you are a dumb ass