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Closer - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Great route of four continuous pitches(@350'). Lots of solid gear as often as you want and fun technical climbing (face, stemming, semi-chimning, crack, etc.) Look for line splitting a mini-roof then up to a larger roof near top. P1(5.6/120') follows black water streak from bottom of canyon to main ledge (@8' left of 2nd pitch start). P2(5.8/70') follows thin broken crack system to the right of mini-roof continuing up broken corner to small belay ledge (2 bolts). P3(5.9/70') continues up crack, then out left around large roof into offwidth sqeeze to large belay ledge (2 bolts). P4(5.6/80') Climb out right and down to another set of anchors then head up crack system to top (2 bolt anchor). Rap back down route or better to walk north along top to Walking Dead anchors for 3 single rope raps.

Submitted by: fritzski on 2006-05-17
Last Modified: 2008-09-29
Views: 1090
Route ID: 49854

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: lindajft on 2007-03-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars beautiful route

takes cams or nuts everywhere

Added: 2007-03-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sun2stone on 2005-05-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars bold trad

with Fritz

Added: 2006-12-22

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: steinmizer on 2006-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Another classic climb at iso God i love that place

Added: 2006-09-16

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: fritzski on 2006-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Rapped down to start of P1 from main ledge. Easy, but dirty and not real easy to pro (not worth it). P2 Went up larger crack to left and tried to take mini roof too direct, stay over to right side to stay on grade. P3 is a blast! P4 we didn't know to go down and right so tried several variations up and right from belay. Finally got it, but some 5.9 moves to do it. Great climb, but rapping the route is a hassle with strangely placed anchors on top section.

Added: 2006-05-15

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: laurelja on 2004-09-24 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Easy pleasant climbing, I lead third pitch after lManny linked the first two pitches as one

Witnessed by: sonso 45
Added: 2004-09-24

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