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Tough - 5.10d

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Fun and appropriately named route. The crux is mid-way up, as you climb an overhang. Though it's rated 5.10d here, in at least one topo it's rated 5.11.a.

Submitted by: chipacles on 2009-04-23
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Route ID: 99111

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  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: chipacles on 2009-04-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Finally!

After what must have been at least 10 tries, probably more like 15, I finally understood the moves needed to get over the crux.

Instead of using two slopers and trying to reach the hole with my right, I change my right hand to a side crimp, layback a bit to the right, match hands, then reach the hole with my right hand.

Added: 2009-04-23