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The Razors Edge - 5.6 popular

Average Rating = 4.39/5 Average Rating : 4.39 out of 5
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Rock (Sport)
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This Route was bolted some time ago, some are rusty and questionable. So Augment the bolts with gear whenever possible
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.83/5
  Rock Quality 3.28/5
  Scenery 4.61/5
  Fun Factor 4.39/5

Description:

Three pitches up the obvious ridge on the right side of the formation. Expect slight runouts on good rock with huge exposure. Some of the original bolts were recently replaced on 1st belay, 2nd pitch, & 2nd belay. 3rd pitch still old stuff w/ sling added near top. N 33*27'04.3'' W 111*27'35.0''

Descent Options:

For the Descent make a two rope rappel off the uphill side straight down the big face.

Submitted by: fritzski on 2009-03-28
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Route ID: 1367

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sun2stone on 2011-10-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars we all do it

now its done, waited after all these years.
all about the exposure and an awesome rap.
The group ascent flowed well this year !

Added: 2011-10-23

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: chief1210 on 2011-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars crazy wind

wild climbing in 60+ mph winds with brad

Added: 2011-10-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: skierbrian on 2011-02-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great climb, but there is better climbing in AZ

Nice exposure and fun for a 5.6. It was windy when we wrapped down and the wind was pushing us around. I rate it PG13 for the old gear

Added: 2011-02-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: madevans on 2010-12-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Spencer

Great climb. Friend and I did this in approach shoes since he forgot his climbing shoes. Hahaha. Took some videos, too:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6EuhMVL1U4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3M7LBrSPuU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJTf4pEG9qU

GREAT exposure.
Fun rappel.
Great views of the Sups.
Highly recommended.

Added: 2011-01-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sjderis on 2010-03-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Good Route

Great Exposure - Man up and walk the Ledge Matey!
Aaaaargh... Good windy rap gets the rope stuck so be prepared
for an epic should one occur...

Added: 2010-04-22

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