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Centerpiece - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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9 bolts, 2 shut rap
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Great 3 star 100' climb with a bit of a scary runout crux at the top. Very consistent to the last bolt (bail draw hanging there when we went:), then the volume cranks up a notch for last 20 feet right to the top. Approach involves a short class 4 scramble up along the base from Dacite Conspiracy. One doubled 60m rope will just make it down with stretch.

Submitted by: fritzski on 2004-01-05
Last Modified: 2011-11-23
Views: 523
Route ID: 31743

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: bballer on 2007-08-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Watch for Bees!!

What a great climb, but don't stay at the top for long. I was worried about one rope being long enough to reach the bottom, so I decided to belay from the top. This was a huge mistake - My climbing partner and I were attacked by a swarm of bees that apparently resided in a nearby cliff. At first just a couple bees came by, but as I was up there longer, they came in hordes. I must have been stung at least 30 times. Finally, after setting up the 2-rope rappel while trying to fend of the swarm, we made it down alive. The climb was VERY FUN, but don't hang out at the top.

Added: 2007-08-27

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: fritzski on 2003-02-07 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2003-02-07