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Ascent Notes for: Hot Fudge Thursday - 5.9 Average Rating = 3.86/5 Average Rating : 3.86/5

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sherrilewis on 2010-11-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Thin, heady fun!

Extras of tiny cams and tcu's help to mitigate some of the runouts, but still a few heady sections on thin varnish and/or fragile rock keep the excitement high.

Added: 2010-11-18

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: aerili on 2010-01-15 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Okay route

Good option for cold winter days: all south-facing and somewhat arduous approach and descent. Route works your feet with the slab; the exception is the start of p3--very steep off the chimney. Swapped leads on this route in blocks and we were able to do the entire outing quickly but without rushing, despite a not-early start. Beautiful descent; those remote backcountry canyons in RR always yield amazing sandstone colors.

Added: 2010-01-21

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jackwill on 2009-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Windy

They don't call it windy for nothing. Gust to 40 knots.

Added: 2009-03-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: needrock on 2008-01-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars hot fudge

great route! the view from the top is well worth the grueling hike to teh start of the climb. gret route for a day of big wall in the winter.

Added: 2008-01-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2007-12-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Hot Fudge

With Dow Williams, a very good and seldom climbed route. Many fixed anchors expedite climbing. Led the odd pitches, swapping with Dow Williams.

Added: 2008-01-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2007-12-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Hot Fudge Thursday

I enjoyed it...better than suggested via some new guide book out there, I don't have it, but heard it only got one star. Decent route compared to others that are bragged on I thought. Several really nice pitches...pitch 2 was a tough pitch (with a lot of wind), little run out between fixed pro...1st and 3rd pitches were outstanding for the grade...upper section were less aesthetic.

Added: 2007-12-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: amyr on 2006-11-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Quality Line

Great climb! The beta about starting at the base of the notch was very helpful. When approaching the "football field" I'd suggest climbing the center gulley, there's a nice trail there if you can find it. And leaving your packs there instead of at the base of the climb will make the decent off the top easier. You can continue down the gully south of the peak until the bottom rather than traversing partway down to get to the base of the climb, and then having the make 3rd-4th class moves off of the rock apron.

Added: 2006-11-27

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: mandrake on 2005-03-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Quality route. Good for a windy cold day, as it's south facing and somewhat sheltered from the north wind. Approach by following the trail on the slope left of the large, tree-filled gully, then up to the apron right below the climbs. Expect almost twice the approach to Crimson. There are cairns starting at a box-shaped cairn near the beginning of the steep uphill hike. The route starts at the bottom of a V where two brushy slopes at the base of the cliff meet at a gnarled old pine tree. Don't make the mistake we made of going up the obvious crack you see from the apron 30' up the left slope of the V.

Added: 2005-03-14

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: lou on 2005-03-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

If you find your way to the start of the climb....the ledge with two old gnarled pine tress.. this route starts just left of the furtherstmost pine...not the first one..both pines have cracks the arise up the face...the first one is windy corner (has the obvious ledge traveres) approx. 80 feet up the first pitch....

Added: 2005-03-14

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: vegastradguy on 2004-12-05 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

A fun day out, got up early. Started snowing as we finished the 2nd pitch, kept up until we hit the summit. Good stuff!!!

Witnessed by: larryd
Added: 2004-12-05

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