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The Arch Left Side - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

Start as for The Arch. Instead of traversing right, climb straigh up (unprotected and difficult) to intersect The Arch at the thin crack. Traverse under the overhang to its left end, then up to the top past a large tree. Alternatively, climb straight up from the left side (5.8).

Descent Options:

Gully to the right.

Submitted by: dagibbs on 2008-07-26
Views: 412
Route ID: 94966

1 Ascent Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: LamontagnedeGatineau on 2009-03-31 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars No comment

Not sure the description is correct. Went straight up to the arch (unprotected if done in the lead as stated in the despription), then worked to establish myself straight up over the arch where there is a thin crack and old piton. Nice route, but wet when I did it.

Added: 2009-03-31