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Exposed 4th Class
The crux section of the west ridge route on North Twin. Natasha's finger was fractured by rockfall shortly after this photo was taken. June 28, 2013.

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Snidely WhiplashNicely done!

Snidely Whiplash

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I feel the butt pucker on this one. Bummer about Natasha's finger.
Posted Jun 30, 2013 4:53 pm

gimpilatorRe: Nicely done!

gimpilator

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Yeah, it was a disturbing accident.
Posted Jul 21, 2013 9:08 pm

Sierra Ledge RatDat ain't bad!

Sierra Ledge Rat

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It's all SOLID ROCK!
Posted Jul 14, 2013 2:26 pm

Josh LewisRe: Dat ain't bad!

Josh Lewis

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Even when most of the rock is good, you may find a bad rock that comes down.
Posted Jul 14, 2013 8:43 pm

seabadgeRe: Dat ain't bad!

seabadge

Voted 10/10

I second Josh. Not far from where this photo was taken, my partner dislodged a small rock which landed precisely on my index finger. I ended up with a fractured distal phalange and some deep abrasions, which made down-climbing the north face a bit unnerving.

That being said, it's some of the most solid rock I've climbed to date. And despite the scare, I wouldn't hesitate to go back for the South Twin. :)
Posted Jul 20, 2013 5:19 am

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gimpilatorSubmitted by gimpilator
on Jun 30, 2013 3:38 am

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