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The Cardiac Arete - 5.10d popular

Average Rating = 4.75/5 Average Rating : 4.75 out of 5
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Multi-pitch sport climb
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.75/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

4 pitches (25m each) of 5.10 climbing comprise this much sought after gem. It begins at a two-bolt belay from a ledge underneath the S.E.-facing arete. The ledge is accessed from the backside of the Sentinel via a narrow crossing over a gully. One 60m rope can suffice, though two is always better. Enjoy.

Submitted by: sponge on 2003-12-15
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Route ID: 45847

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  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
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  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: mooba on 2010-08-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Grand Sentinel

Beautiful approach...from dense forest to alpine. MARMOTS!
Neat layered rock. Chossy at top out.

B- Adam

Added: 2010-09-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2008-07-22 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Cardiac Arete

Part of Joe A's visit, 2008. Pumped out from Sisyphus Summits the day before....this was set up to be sort of a rest day, but found it still quite pumpy. The 5.10c 2nd pitch was quite sustained we thought. The roof move on pitch 3 was a blast and the 4th pitch was by far the best pitch. Good stuff. No one else climbing either routes this day on the Grand Sentinel.

Added: 2008-07-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: uasunflower on 2007-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great!

One of my best experiences in the Rockies - approach totally worth very good climbing. Rock pile top, just great!

Added: 2007-09-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: rsbombard on 2007-07-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Cardiac Arete - Grand Sentinel

Long approach with great scenery followed by four wonderful and varied pitches - each with their own unique climbing style. Loved the 2nd and 3rd pitch. Well worth the hike.

Added: 2007-08-08

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: cragger on 2005-12-09 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2005-12-09

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