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One Pine - 5.3

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 40
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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David Fisher, Marnie Gilmour, Alan Bruce-Robertson, Kay McCormick, George and Mary Clarke and Sarka Spinkova - October 1956.
Rock (Trad)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5


Start: about 120m north of the easy way down, at the bottom of a major ramp. The climb generally stays near the outside edge of the ramp. 1. 10m Scramble up to a rock spire on the left-hand edge of the slab. 2. 40m Climbing near or on the outside edge, move up to a wide ledge with a good belay. (With a 55m+ rope, pitches 1&2 (and 3&3) can be combined. 3. 28m Go more or less straight up. 4. 25m Climb up 3m and move right accross a slab to an obvious crack. Climb up the crack to the pine tree, which turns to be a cedar (very old - don't touch). Variations are possible. 5. 15m Scramble to the top. Belay using bolt (2001) plus gear.

Descent Options:

Hike to easy way down, then down climb the ravine.

Submitted by: dagibbs on 2009-09-20
Views: 777
Route ID: 101720

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: CrazyCanuck on 2003-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great Views up a slabby arete

Fun Multi pitch cleaning trad gear with Dave and Paul (2003)

Added: 2011-08-08

  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dagibbs on 2009-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars A nice climb

Good climbing with nice exposure. Swung pitches. This is definitely a Bon Echo classic.

Added: 2009-09-20