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The twisted crack - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
4
old pitons and some bolts;medium sized cams or some hexes can be usefull.
450
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

From the Costila refuge you go back down the trail and turn right on the firs gully.The route is the first one as you go up the gully on the south wallof the Little Tower(Tancul Mic). The route follows a crack on south, east and north sides of the tower.After the first pitch after about 30ft yo have to start traversing to the right.The old pitons will help you stay on route. To reach the top of the tower you have to scramble up some chossy rock and vegetation

Descent Options:

Go west towards the larger walls and traverse two small cols.You will find a tree with some webbing and rap rings on it.A 60m rope is enough to rap from this point(on the left side as you look towards the larger walls) down to the gully that runs down the

Submitted by: tomcat_ct on 2010-06-06
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Route ID: 105193

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tomcat_ct on 2010-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Conglomerate trad

This was the first serious trad route that I did on conglomerate.It was fun and the rock was quite solid compared with my expectations.It was easy enough not to get scared to death but hard enough to be interesting.

Added: 2010-06-06