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Climbing Area Index / Sandwich Notch / The Contender (5.10)
Directions:  Located 50' right of the Highlander Wall on another small Buttress.
Description: The name indicates that this route is a contender for the title of ýBest of Class.ţ
    Pitch 1: Deceptively difficult face climbing leads past 3 bolts on a slightly less-than-vertical wall.

Gear: A #4 Friend and the 4th bolt protect the overhanging final moves. The cool 1 inch thick natural thread below the last bolt can be used instead of the #4 Friend.
Descent: rappel from a tree, or walk off climberÝs right
History:  September 14,2002 - George Hurley, Mike Kahn

 

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