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Ascent Notes for: Whale Nation - 5.10d Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00/5

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  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: pmcheng on 2013-01-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Super fun climb

This is one of the only sport climbs in Patrick's Point. It's a challenging route with a few bouldery moves but mostly thin and balancy. One thing I noticed is that when you are looking up at the rock, there is an optical illusion making the lower half of the climb appear low angle and the upper part vertical. In reality, the lower part is nearly vertical and the upper part is overhanging. Makes it look easier from the ground. Bolt spacing is close, but I say PG13 because you should definitely inspect any bolts this close to the Ocean spray.

Added: 2013-01-12

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