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Freak Out - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 100
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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B. Davidson & J. Horne, July 1971
Rock (Trad)
Good selection of wires, a couple of micros, Double set of cams from .4-3, take a 4, and a rockies fist of iron (knife blade, bugaboos, lost arrow and baby angle)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This is a somewhat loose and strenuous 5.9+ (and than some) climb is very well known although not climbed often, it is mainly done as a part of the 34. 4 very well known pitches from the Molten pitch full of rat shit hard moves on loose crumbly rock but you can still get pro when you need it. The Dangerous pitch with loose hands and feet but at less of an angle. The Devious pitch that seems to fool some with its share of loose rock great climbing over bulges and roof and rope dragging traverses. And finally the Scary pitch which is easier than it looks with its share of loose rock steep moves and a sting in the tail.

Descent Options:

Walk off, rap on of the bolted lines, follow the shit streak you left between your legs down the rock

Submitted by: lovesclimbing on 2009-05-17
Last Modified: 2013-08-12
Views: 1086
Route ID: 99526

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lovesclimbing on 2009-05-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Wicked Route

What a great route, this is a wicked awsom route, not for the faint of heart but a great tick for the 34.

Added: 2009-05-17