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Birthday Ridge - 5.1

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (15)
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Rock (Trad)
G
2
Trad, fixed gear
245
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.38/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.38/5
  Fun Factor 4.25/5

Description:

Scramble up the scree field to get to the base of the climb. Start up the arete and follow it up the left side and out onto the face for a couple of airy moves then onto a ledge with a bolt and a piton. Climb up a left leaning ramp until you have to move onto the face and up along the ridge set up a trad belay to bring up the second scramble from here out.

Descent Options:

Rap of bolted rap station to the right.

Submitted by: sir_chalkalot on 2004-08-19
Last Modified: 2009-09-21
Views: 1355
Route ID: 55324

15 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lkeegan on 2012-06-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars :)

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Added: 2012-06-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: CrazyCanuck on 2003-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First Trad Multi Pitch

I don't remember the crack move on the exposed face being 5.1,
was a technical 5.6 though, and is a fun easy climb.

Added: 2011-08-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: RogerN on 2011-06-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Still fun

I've lead this a few times now and I still get a charge from it. Fun

Added: 2011-06-08

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: JonnyRay on 2008-07-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars First Trad

First trad climb, then first first trad lead right after.

Added: 2009-12-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dagibbs on 2009-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Wow

This is a remarkable climb for a 5.0 -- good rock, good protection, amazing exposure. (I'm used to 5.0s being dirty, vegetated grubby climbs.)

Added: 2009-09-20

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