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Tradewinds - 5.11d

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Cams to 3.5", including small TCUs, stoppers and plenty of slings/draws
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Starting in a corner with 2 hard to see bolts in between Positive Vibes and the Red Dihedral, this route is 8 pitches, 5 of them with 5.11 climbing, ending at the "Venturi" chimney. Watch the loose flake at the stemming part of the 7th pitch, that thing is way too noisy to trust fully.

Descent Options:

Rap with an 80 meter rope (it's possible to do it with a 70, but you'll do many more) or continue to the top and walk off.

Submitted by: bandidopeco on 2007-08-02
Views: 1534
Route ID: 87418

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2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jaablink on 2009-08-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars .


Added: 2009-11-16

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: bandidopeco on 2007-07-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Yeah, A day trip to the Hulk!!

What the hell was I thinking,
fell following the 7th pitch at the reach and once on the crux 8th pitch, plus I had major rope management issues there, but an awesome route for those who like 5.11 climbing in an alpine setting.

Added: 2007-07-31