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Sword in the Stone 17 - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


The crack running up the left edge of the cave. Jam the crack through a small roof, then up the dihedral to easier but loose climbing. Finish straight up over the bush or to the ledge on the right for a good belay spot. Keep an eye out for the "sword in the stone", an old piton just above the dihedral. For a better, more consistant route, at the top of the dihedral (just below the bush) traverse right to Uncompramising Vulture, and follow that to the top.

Submitted by: sbaclimber on 2006-01-28
Views: 651
Route ID: 66131

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: sbaclimber on 2006-11-19 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars yay

Finally stuck the crux, and even felt really good through the exit of Uncompromising Vulture. Still think Rock Delux sandbagged it at 16......

Added: 2006-11-25

Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: doogle on 2006-05-07 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2006-05-07

Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: sbaclimber on 2006-01-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

I suck! ......and was hungover. Head right just before the bush, and follow Uncomprimising Vulture to the top for a much better quality and consistant route.

Witnessed by: doogle
Added: 2006-01-28

Flash Flash ascent by: socialclimber on 2005-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Grunty through the overhang, Dihedral seems difficult til you spot the little ledge up and right.

Witnessed by: Seth Johnsen
Added: 2005-04-30