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Beauty and the Beast - 5.10c

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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tom cecil, 2004
Rock (Sport)
Ti bolts, at least 15 QDs
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Overhung start at left end, up sharp rock to ledge/cave. P2 up and right, avoid going straight right, abandoned project. P3 is the beauty, go up on great rock to anchor at base of stalactites. Can head left thru "needle" to join Big Wave for two more pitches.

Descent Options:

single 60m rope

Submitted by: sonso45 on 2007-03-25
Last Modified: 2011-07-13
Views: 1356
Route ID: 83835

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: alexhoelke on 2007-01-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Geat Fun!

Very nice multi-pitch. The "Beast" part is getting so much climbed now that it is now so sharp any more. The 3rd pitch is a lot of fun on big holes.

Added: 2011-07-03

  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sweetblood on 2009-01-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Beautiful!!!

I led all three pitches on-sight, after climbing Humanality in the morning, and before crossing over to the last 2 and a half pitches of The Wave. What a day! This 5 and a half pitch combo was definitely my favorite at Tonsai. Breathtaking! Looking at the wall as a whole from the ground, it strikes me as such an amazing climb - and that it is!
The third pitch has two cruxes - one right at the start and one near the top, breaking out of the groove.

Added: 2009-01-22