The Mamquam 1 Up Project

On a recent exploration, starting from Corner Relief and continuing east along the hillside, I stumbled upon an strikingly impressive line in the relatively boulder-free stretch of forest between The Lost World and The Magic Kingdom.

The line commands attention at about 6 meters tall and 20° overhanging. It looks like there will be all sorts of technical granite funk starting with compression and transitioning into mini dihedral climbing. Other than one big sloping hold at about 3 meters, there won’t be much help from many horizontal holds. The top out is a mantle onto a 35° slab. As scary as that may seem, there are probably enough features up there so that topping out won’t be the crux.


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