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Black Hole - 5.12b

Average Rating = 4.80/5 Average Rating : 4.80 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
15 bolts
115
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Climb a 10b crack/face to a ledge with anchors... continue up and out an amazing overhanging pocketed face.

Descent Options:

Lower off with a 70m or two raps.

Submitted by: A-Bowl on 2010-05-24
Views: 826
Route ID: 104921

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: critterdude542 on 2015-11-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars black hole

steep, pumpy, and amazing. one of my favorites anywhere

Added: 2015-11-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: lsandvos on 2011-03-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Black Hole RP

Fun, long, pumpy... Very tick-marked and chalked-up now.

Added: 2011-04-11

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Reaganchung on 2011-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars soft

the part after the crack was pretty hard.

Added: 2011-03-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2010-11-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Steep

The first pitch was pretty technical in the middle. I thought it was way hard for .10b, (maybe .11a IMO). You get a great stance at the ledge before heading into the .12 terratory which I thought was pretty easy for .12b. I think the upper half is more like .11d/.12a at most.

Added: 2010-11-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: A-Bowl on 2010-04-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars In love with this route!

Lisa Rands and Peter Croft were climbing a 12c next to this and I must have been powered by them because this was my hardest onsight to date. This could be why i wasn't the slightest bit pumped and it felt much easier than 12b. Great holds and line. More like 12a in my opinion. Amazing none the less!

Added: 2010-05-24