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Bombardment to Upper Refuse - Multi Pitch Rock Climb

Shaka! from P2 Upper Refuse
Bombardment (5.8)
Trad, 2 pitches, 160 feet
Lower Left Wall/Ventilator Slabs
Cathedral Ledge, North Conway, NH

Upper Refuse (5.5)
Trad,3 pitches, 200 feet
Barber Wall
Cathedral Ledge, North Conway, NH

Bombardment (5.8) Looking up P1. That headwall crack at the start of the first pitch isn't the start for me, so I scrambled up the left side onto the first ledge. That faint Dike is super fun. 

Looking up P2. It was scary fun, especially a small section where the holds were shiny and slippery. I got to practice jamming my feet in that arching crack....and it didn't even hurt (thank you Scarpa Techno X! )

Upper Refuse(5.5)
While on UR, Sean and I watched Scott lead Black Crack (5.10b) and Sarah Garlick follow. It was super fun to watch them shove their left arm and leg into the off-width crack as they made their way up the crack. 

This photo of Sarah Garlick climbing Black Crack (5.10b)
was featured on the frontpage of
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