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first ascent [TR] Cathedral Provincial Park / Pasayten - Faith FA, Sentinel Direct, Grimface traverse 7/19/2015

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As for the pitches we climbed on the South side of Grimface, it was only 2 pitches off the "cubby hole" that is described in the Beckey guide. It is on the western aspect of the south face. There is a bunch of stuff that has been climbed in there, but it was difficult to figure out what was what.

 

We climbed the Left facing corner system in the center of the photo. Moving right onto a large ledge below the upper headwall.

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We climbed the squeeze/offwidth, then branched right through a fingers sections, leading to hands and off-hands.

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Me branching out in the fingers.

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This was a fun outing from camp (moderate lichen to deal with). Worthwhile if you want to do something for a couple hours after the hike in. It is an easy scramble to the summit from the top of these pitches. I would grade it at 5.10+.

 

 

 

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