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Knob Hill - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Rock (Trad)
standard rack, fixed gear
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

Exposed and exciting. P1: Head up and traverse left at an unlikley looking ledge. Continue to a small ledge with a small cedar and a bolt (remember, no slinging trees, there's a reason that bolt is there). P2: Head up and slightly left until it looks too hard to continue upwards. Traverse left to a ledge with a bolt then head up to a massive ledge under an overhang. P3: traverse right from the belay. Continue right, clipping fixed gear ~8m. When there is no where else to go start heading up to the top of the cliff.

Submitted by: granite_grrl on 2006-06-26
Last Modified: 2007-02-04
Views: 1183
Route ID: 59646

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7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tallnik on 2007-10-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars X takes a swing

great route, much harder than the grade. not great pro for the second

Added: 2009-09-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: yay_chris on 2005-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sick Traverse

3 pitches. I led the last short pitch. I remember the belay after the first pitch had some fragile rock - excercise caution. The traverse was very heady... even to second.

Added: 2009-04-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: willrl on 2006-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of the best routes at Bon Echo

Led all pitches after having followed this route on my first visit to BE in 1999. You'll never forget the traverse to the end of all things on pitch 3.

A pin has come out on the traverse, the second should be solid on 5.7

Added: 2007-07-12

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: brent_e on 2006-06-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars wicked route

I belayed granite_grrl (above). Great route with a lot of fun climbing! You get some shade in the cave at the start of P3, too! great climb.

Added: 2007-03-23

Ratings
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: granite_grrl on 2006-06-25 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

What a climb to onsight! Had a hard time route finding on 1st pitch, after that the route finding was okay.....I was just terrified! 3rd pitch traverse is airy, but enough fixed gear that something owuld probably catch me.

Added: 2006-06-25

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