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The Darkness and the Light, 19 - 5.10b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Gary Kearns Jan '08
Rock (Trad) (Sport)
4 bolts and natural gear. small/micro wires very handy. Double ring anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Climb a short, well protected crack to a bushy ledge. Continue left of the nose feature until you can swing across it to gain the corner. Hard bridging gets you through this (crux) and on to a steep head wall.

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Submitted by: socialclimber on 2008-02-22
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Route ID: 92220

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: socialclimber on 2008-01-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars tricky crux

placing gear AND staying jammed into the corner is not easy.

Added: 2008-02-22