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Battle of the Bulge - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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A traditionally protected route that takes fist sized pieces. Take a couple of #3 Camalots. Belay
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Boulder up twenty feet to right facing, fist sized, dihedral roof crack. Pull over the roof (crux) with stems, fist jams, laybacks, whatever works. Then cruise the chicken heads to the top.

Submitted by: madflash on 2005-10-19
Views: 1505
Route ID: 45015

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6 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: zeubanks on 2008-11-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Battle of the Bulge

One of the coolest cracks I've climbed. I fell at the crux last summer and decided to save it for cooler (less slippery) weather. Soo much fun!

Added: 2008-12-11

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: unbreakablesoul on 2008-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Pretty

I always admired this line when I walked by. Not feeling up for the lead but not sure if I would return to sam's I put it on TR and found out that it was much easier than expected! I hoped for fun jam's after the roof but it's too big for my hands so it was just a chicken head pull to the top.

Added: 2008-03-31

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: action on 2005-11-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars none

jesse called it...great crack - looks harder than it is...

Added: 2007-04-10

Red Point Red Point ascent by: mrhungus on 2005-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

It wasn't pretty but I got it. 2nd time is the charm.Thank god for the chickenheads up top! Very enjoyable.

Witnessed by: rhu
Added: 2005-03-20

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: rhu on 2005-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Followed an excellent lead by mrhungus. Excellent fist jams available. If your technique stinks you can lieback or use a few face holds. Fun route, some exposure, solid for the grade.

Witnessed by: mrhungus
Added: 2005-03-20

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