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Handsome Devil - 5.10b

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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4 bolts, 2 shut rap
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 2.00/5


Tricky sharp arete on the far left end of the wall.

Submitted by: fritzski on 2003-09-16
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Route ID: 40429

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tyler on 2016-10-15 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Decent route, hard on rope

Like the previous poster said, this route is hard on your rope. Best case scenario, everything goes fine but you'll put 10 climbs worth of abrasion onto your rope just from pulling the rope down when you're done. Worst case scenario, you'll do like we did, and get your rope completely stuck trying to pull it down. Recovering the rope was a major pain in the ass. In fact, unless your rope is going to be replaced soon anyway, just climb another route.

Added: 2016-10-15

  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: AZrockclimber1988 on 2007-05-30 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars The Arete from Hell

This route is not only tough to climb, but it is also tough on your rope. The arete is sharp and the rope is forced to go across it, but at least you can save your belayer side if you move the toprope belay to the far right.

Added: 2007-06-03

Red Point Red Point ascent by: claramie on 2004-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Horrible bolting for the anchors makes drag and rope abrasion a pain. Take slings if you want to set up a TR.

Added: 2004-09-25

Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: fritzski on 2003-03-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Had big trouble on this one. Just couldn't seem to get a flow going. Mucho hanging.

Added: 2003-03-16