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Homeboy - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 10
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Sport)
G
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6 or 7 bolts in good condition (2010) with 2 bolts and chain anchor
60
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

Good introduction to slabby face climbing on Joyama andesite. This is slabby face climbing, with many small solution pockets, few of them positive, so reasonably delicate climbing with footwork being important. Follow the line of bolts directly up, the well protected crux is near the top. Note the route sequence is from the topo in the guide book

Descent Options:

Lower off the chains

Submitted by: technogeekery on 2010-01-31
Views: 372
Route ID: 103412

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: technogeekery on 2010-01-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Good warm-up route

Starts on LHS of Soutch wall as you get to the wall from the path. A good straightforward introduction to climbing on Joyama andesite

Added: 2010-01-31