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The Sultan - 5.10c

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
2
Small to large cams, standard set of nuts
160
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

Left leaning dihedral on right half part of wall. past dihedral through crack over a buldge, then left and into an easier crack. Crux is down at beginning of dihedral. Rock quality is good.

Submitted by: sed on 2008-02-05
Views: 677
Route ID: 59909

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: RyanJames1984 on 2010-04-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars the sultan

I thought this route to be the easiest 10c I've ever been on. I thought it was not harder than 10a. But... the rock quality on this route was really good and the moves were varied. This route is definitely the one to do on this wall!

Added: 2010-04-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: davebal4 on 2008-02-02 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Must like bushwacking

A remote crag, with an approach that redefines suck. However, The Sultan was a very clean route with a couple of challenging moves. Great options for pro down low (crux), gotta run a little longer up high thru the 5.8.

Added: 2008-02-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: sed on 2008-02-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Approach from the depths of Hell

This approach was steep, thick with catclaw and prickly pear, and neverending (2+ hours). I don't recommend it for the light of heart. The rock is actually very good and this route is quite fun. However, no 2 pitch route is worth this approach in my opinion, unless you want to loose considerable blood sweat and tears before you even start climbing.

Added: 2008-02-02