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Left Side of the Pillar - 5.12a

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Same rack as for Grand Wall but crack widens up to 5" at the top.
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This line takes the crack on the left hand side of The Split Pillar. At the belay at the base of the bolt ladder, climb the thin crack which slowly widens to 5" near the top. Very airy pitch.

Submitted by: smellydude on 2006-09-27
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Route ID: 12775

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: phoenix on 2002-04-15 (View Climbing Log)

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The guide book suggests that the climbing gets much easier after the crux; so I decided to take up to 3" on this route. Since I cruised the crux and only then realized my plight, I decided to forge on..because this was to be my first (if not last) 12a trad onsight. So, I ran the 10.b offwidth 50 feet out. Needless to say, I would have taken 100+ footer to the slab below had I blown it. My belayer was not happy.

Witnessed by: Taylor Roy
Added: 2002-04-15

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: gambler on 1995-08-20 (View Climbing Log)

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Incredible....one of the best pitches at Squamish!Place a couple of cams before launching into the crux(jam straight on,don't try to layback)then go all the way to the 1st hand jam to place gear,don't stop in the middle of the crux.

Added: 1995-08-20

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: dscottusa on 1983-09-12 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 1983-09-12