Indian Castle

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Indian Creek Crag

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Slimy Creatures 5.7 (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Tim Schlachter, Chuck Keller in 1991
Length: 120ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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From where the approach trail meets the island, hike around the left to the intersection with the main wall and then turn right, traverse the base for 100' to the large corner. Climb the crack in the corner, jamming, stemming and offwidthing when you must.
Bring two ropes or walk off to the right.
Descent: Rap from tree-double ropes required
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: NFS
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1
ynot said on October 4th, 2004
120 feet in one pitch. rare for the Red.I loved it.
2
John E said on October 5th, 2004
A nice long climb.
3
climbhigh said on June 8th, 2006
i thought it was fun. weird for a 7.
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ynot said on July 7th, 2006
The cord around that crappy tree is NOT the end of the route. I wouldn't trust it to rap from iether. Wish I had removed it.
5
TIT said on May 19th, 2008
very fun... go to the second tree! top out is fun, easy slab from first tree to the top out....
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vooshniva said on March 23rd, 2009
fun east route
7
Wolf said on August 3rd, 2012
Fun route. A 70 meter will get you down from the top tree.
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Catawaba said on May 25th, 2015
Not sure where the 120ft takes you, rapped off a tree with a bunch of webbing and rap rings with a 60m