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North West Passage - 5.12b

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some bolts, lots of small nuts and cams
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free the first pitch either via. the arete start (12b) or the Pose Down start (5.12c). CLimb the stunning 5.12a crack to a small ledge. Pitch 2 is a 5.11c mixed bolt and gear pitch. Pitch 3 is a awsome 11+ thin crack, 2 bolts and lots of brass nuts. pitch 4 is a 5.11 jug fest. Potential for big falls onto small gear.

Submitted by: mikes on 2005-08-24
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Route ID: 69133

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: david_smithrock on 2004-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

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The start is really hard and bouldery, so I tried and then pulled on a draw. Smith is wierd for bouldery starts; often they're really sandbagged. Anyway, the crack pitches are probably the best at Smith for the grade. Classic route, classic position.

Added: 2004-04-27