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The Big Corner - 5.10d

Average Rating = 3.33/5 Average Rating : 3.33 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Begin in a right facing corner with a drilled pin about 20 feet up. Pitch 1 is pretty forgetful. Pitch 2: Head straight up the right facing corner. The crack thins out just before the anchors, but the abundant face holds make it way easier than it looks. Not 10+. Nevertheless, a fun pitch.

Submitted by: rmiller on 2004-03-26
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Route ID: 50516

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  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2010-10-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Real fun

Did it as a 200ft TR after Mars Attacks. The first pitch has some iffy rock but would clean up in an easy afternoon. A bolt protects what I thought was the 5.10 crux on the second pitch. Face climb out right of the crack and use feet to push into the corner to make the last 20 feet manageable.

Added: 2010-10-24

  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: stamplis on 2008-02-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars _

1st pitch is ugly - my wife tore a huge chunk off which almost hit me. The 2nd pitch is pretty cool, though. The last 20' to the anchors is a spectacular fingers lieback.

Added: 2008-04-07

  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: crackmd on 2007-11-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Aesthetic corner

Would have lead but daylight was running out after having done Mars Attacks. Stemming the finish section seemed to take the fingersize issue out of the picture. I lean more towards the harder side of 5.10.

Added: 2007-11-14

Flash Flash ascent by: claramie on 2006-04-29 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

My best trad flash to date!! Is it flash or onsight if you scoped the route out on rappel before climbing? Probably flash. Damn Ron I know you're strong but I'll consider this 10d for my personal satisfaction. I've never deadpointed on a finger tip crack before but I went for broke and made it!!!

Added: 2006-04-29

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: markguycan on 2005-12-07 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

felt like 10d to me, probably feels much easier if you have small fingers.

Added: 2005-12-07

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