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Sidewinder - 5.10c

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Karsten Duncan, Jason Krueger Early 2000's
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"Fixed" protection is limited to trees slung with bike tire wrapped cord or rope in-situ for top-anchoring/rappelling, and at times mid-point of longer routes. THERE ARE NO BOLTS AT MOOLACK AND THERE NEVER WILL BE #0 to #3
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The first pitch, veering crack is fun jamming on low angle to link with the 2nd half of Cleaned for her pleasure. The dihedral where Sidewinder hits CFHP is difficult to see from the base, but glimpses of CFHP's second portion can be seen walking back towards mushroom band. The top of this route has a set of ledges, and the second can be brought up to a number of stances depending on leader's rope length and whether the climb is attempted in one or two pitches.

Descent Options:

Walk-around via east edge past sophie and gwen or rappell via shorter routes. The band is dangerously close to un-rappellable with a single 70 meter rope at this point of the cliff and west of it.

Submitted by: ire510 on 2012-08-11
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Route ID: 112181