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West Face - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.69/5 Average Rating : 4.69 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (16)
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Rock (Trad)
G
4
Gear, extra thin and extra large hand size for a belay
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.14/5
  Rock Quality 4.88/5
  Scenery 4.43/5
  Fun Factor 4.62/5

Description:

Great route linking the best of a couple others. Reference Peter Croft's "the good, the great and the awesome." Four pitches, short cruxes, three bolted belays (one gear belay) and an easy rappel w/ a 70 meter rope. "Great", but maybe not "awesome"

Descent Options:

Rap with at least a 70m rope or scramble off

Submitted by: superbum on 2008-11-21
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Route ID: 77046

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sonso45 on 2014-08-22 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars great climb killer approach

I'm a wuss when it comes to approaches but it was uphill and loose all the way. The climb is well worth it.

Added: 2014-09-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: sierragal93546 on 2013-05-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Breaking into 5.10 trad!

First 5.10 trad climb (second). Definitely thought the third pitch was harder than the second. Direction changes were difficult due to lack of adequate directional gear placement. The off-width boulder crack at the top was tough as well. Got up but it wasn't pretty!

Added: 2013-05-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: drivel on 2011-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars durp durp

dupra. swung leads. led 2 and 4. follow variant 3rd pitch at .10d

Added: 2011-08-16

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: camhead on 2011-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars asdf

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Added: 2011-08-11

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: morlebeke on 2010-07-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars incredible route

I think P2 might be the best pitch I've been on. I thought P1 and P3 had harder sections. P1 is very thin pro, P2 starts with #2 size slammer hands, but you won't use another #2 after that section so no worries. P3 had a thin section that was mere tips, but my partner fit in a couple fingers in the same spot. P4 is pretty short, the 'stairs' to the left to the rap anchors are a relief after the chimney moves. If you keep traversing left there is first a sling / rap ring, but further around a rope stretching 60m single rope rappel to the gulley behind.

a 'must do' for any 10a leader in my opinion

Added: 2010-07-19

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