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Throwin' the Tortuga - 5.11b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Rock (Sport)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


5' left of Freedom; anchors are next to a diagonaling crack that splits the cliff edge. Shares bottom belay with Freedom. Beautiful huecos filled with globular crystals lead to an airy orange arete. Then up a steep flake system and over a bulge to the finale - a technical crux. Rock & Ice #69 cover photo!

Submitted by: elizaclimb on 2010-03-08
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Route ID: 103715

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  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: elizaclimb on 2010-02-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Throwin the Tortuga

I said I would have named this one, "Don't look down, don't look up". It was amazing once I got through the crux.

Added: 2010-03-08