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Purple Shark - 5.12a

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (12)
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6 bolts to 2 bolt chain anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.20/5
  Fun Factor 4.40/5

Description:

On the left arete of the south-facing part of the Swiss Wall. Where the route splits head left and pull the roof. Big holds but you fight the pump. Lots of traffic makes some holds greasy, but still a Great climb!

Submitted by: claramie on 2004-07-26
Views: 1146
Route ID: 56569

12 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: andrewG on 2011-12-31 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

Fun climb, got it second try. 2 distinct cruxs. I didn't use the beta I had been planning on but it worked out.

Added: 2011-12-31

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: A-Bowl on 2011-03-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun moves

Better rock in this area than i was lead to believe. Great holds.

Added: 2011-03-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: RyanJames1984 on 2009-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Purple shark

The best 12a at the pit.

Added: 2009-10-05

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: pyrosis on 2006-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Wow

This climb is awesome! Gonna work this one after energizer.

Added: 2006-12-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: sailorboy on 2006-06-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars So, I dropped the F-bomb real loud

Wide range of moves with a good rest, coming out over the roof is way fun.

Added: 2006-11-15

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