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Rhythm and Sorrow - 5.11a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Andy Fitz and Ed Mosshart, 1990
Rock (Trad)
Gear to 2" with many finger sized cams and a few smaller ones.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


An amazing Tieton classic! Starts in a hollow down and behind the short detached column marking the start of "Colonade (.11b)." Boulder up to a high bolt which helps protect a thin section above which you start to get finger sized gear. Ascend the sometimes difficult finger crack for 80 feet until the crack pinches down and more bolts appear. Calm the pump the best you can and finish right on awesome face moves to the chains. Totally clean, memorable and awesome!!

Descent Options:

Rap from chains. 60m ropes work fine.

Submitted by: lithophiliac on 2014-09-26
Views: 215
Route ID: 115428

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lithophiliac on 2014-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of the best 11's in Washington!!

A beautiful climb that should not be missed! Clean rock, great gear and awesome moves make this one of my favorite trad lines in Washington. The finishing moves are incredible and should certainly hold your attention

Added: 2014-09-26