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La Surprenante - 5.5

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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Rock (Trad)
Double finger / hand crack pieces.
Glue in belay/rap under roof and tree belay on top.

Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 2.00/5


Look for a clearing with a metal sign on a tree that says Surprenante.

P1 - 5.5 ~50m
Start left of the glue-ins and head up a dihedral until you reach a small roof, traverse right onto the arete protected by 2 bolts, keep going to a small ledge (possible belay on a cedar on the left).
Head right to an opening and follow the depression upwards angling left.
Look for a roof jutting out of the cliff with a tree covered ledge.
Head up the corner or keep going up and traverse left to the ledge.
2 glue-ins belay/rap.

P2 - ~45m
Traverse right under the roof to an opening and head up. Follow the ramp heading left up to a ledge, head up the wall trending left above the tree ledges.

Descent Options:

Rap off the trees to the hidden glue-ins at the belay, need 2 ropes.

Submitted by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-09-25
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Route ID: 114445

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Wet, dirty and slimy

Stayed in corner instead of traversing to the bolted prow.

Added: 2013-09-25