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Lava Falls - 5.9

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Rock
PG13
2
Bolts. You might want a few cams too, although the placements aren't great.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.25/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 4.33/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Starts a little left of the approach trail from Smiling Simian. Follows one of the more obvious features up the wall. A little runout at the P1 crux.

Submitted by: davidji on 2003-08-09
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Route ID: 39065

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: andr5861 on 2012-01-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars lAVA fALLS (FUN DAY)

SLIGHT RUNOUT OVER A LIP ON THE FIRST PITCH. lAST BOLT BEFORE RUNOUT IS BOMBER. 2 pitches.

Added: 2012-01-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mslaysh on 2012-01-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Super fun multi pitch

I'm stoked on this climb! Bring two ropes for the rappel.

Added: 2012-01-14

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jav_ang on 2009-12-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good climbing

A little bit exposed

Added: 2009-12-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lithiummetalman on 2009-12-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Up

fun!

Added: 2009-12-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Ebird on 1991-12-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Wow

An amazingly overhanging waterchute for a 5.9, a bit runout at the last bolt on the overhang on the first pitch. You can finagle a tri cam in a small hole about 12 feet up on the right-not sure its worth the energy. Great view--one of my all time favorite 5.9's!

Added: 2009-06-25

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