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Ascent Notes for: Where Lizards Dare (5.9+) - 5.9 Average Rating = 4.55/5 Average Rating : 4.55/5

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: johncotgrave on 2011-02-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars where lizards dare

legit 1970 5.9+

Added: 2012-04-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cuchulainn1856 on 2011-10-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars .

Best pitch I've done in the gorge. Ever. OLD SCHOOL 5.9. Glad they kept the grade, sandbag me!

Added: 2011-10-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2010-06-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2010-09-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: JAGWire on 2010-04-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome sandbag route

I thought I was getting on a 9+, having nothing to go on but the guide book (We did not look at the route from the ground). This dihedral is solid 10d. I just did 'The Winter", 10d at the Gunks the week before and that was nowhere near as sustained as this route. Extremely difficult smears with lousy fingers do NOT a 9+ make.



Added: 2010-04-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: shrug7 on 2009-04-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Burrly 5.9...

I'd have to give this a 5.10 c/d rating. Small fingers needed, and it's chalked to hell...



Added: 2009-04-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ClimbitToday on 2008-09-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Simply spectacular!

This thing is sustained and you better be a 5.10 climber if you get on this one. Can't wait to do it again! Be very careful on the ledge above calypso. There are lots of very loose rocks!

Added: 2009-01-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: rudolphluciani on 2008-04-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars WOW

What a great route! By FAR the burliest 5.9 I've ever been on. Felt WAY more like 5.10d to me!

Added: 2008-04-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: mazzystr on 2007-09-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars redpoint

Where Lizards Dare has been burning in the back of my mind for a few years. I dragged my partner up to Fortress so I could climb this. A party was putzing around on Calypso III. I was like Dammit! I look over at The Snake...I'm like aw maaan. I really dont feel like doing offwidths today... So I gear up and levitate up the Snake. I was shocked. That sucker really took me for alot back in the day. My 2nd comes up. The folks on Calypso III were like "Where are you two going???" I'm like "Up there" and pointed. Their jaws drop!

The climb went fairly smooth albeit slow. I ended up chugging a few hard layback moves for the final jug.

A weight has been definitely been lifted from my shoulders!

Added: 2007-09-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: mazzystr on 2005-10-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars aided it

man did i whip on this sucker. i was with a new partner and i whipped and popped gear. i ended up having to aid up the son of a gun...

5.9...yea right.

Added: 2007-09-23

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leewee on 2007-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars thin

the crack was thinner than i thought but i had fun anyway... lots of hard stemming...
cathedral 5.9+ for sure...

Added: 2007-05-09

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