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Rick's Ramble - 5.4

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 38
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Rock (Trad) (Toprope)
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regular trad rack
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.67/5
  Rock Quality 2.67/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

Start at #14. Climb the chimney.

Submitted by: andypro on 2004-03-02
Last Modified: 2007-03-11
Views: 832
Route ID: 20860

7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dray2009 on 2013-05-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Total Sandbag

Routes are always less fun when they're sandbagged. Makes it hard to appreciate them. This route has, IMHO, 5.6+ or 5.7 moves in the start. Not a 5.4. Note I've done 5.7s and 5.8s on the wall. If this is a 5.4, Jolly Roger (5.5) is a 5.2.

Looking forward to doing it a second time, though, now that I know what it's like. Consider the first half a hard 5.6, and enjoy it!

Added: 2013-05-27

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pplachta on 2004-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Not fun

My first ever trad lead. Awkward for a 5.4, and there were giant spiders on it.

Added: 2010-06-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: drbarnes on 2008-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Maybe it's lack of chimney experience--maybe it's nerves--but I found this climb harder than it looks.

Watch for a loose block to the right of the first body-sized opening to the chimney.

Added: 2008-06-30

Ratings
  Difficulty
Red Point Red Point ascent by: mumarkz on 2006-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Witnessed by: k1srfr, paddlegurl
Added: 2006-06-18

Ratings
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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: liverspot on 2005-09-11 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Sketched out like the trad rookie I am... 2nd trad lead.

Added: 2005-09-11

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