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Plague - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Trad)
Large cams at bottom, Medium Cams and nuts to small cams and nuts in obvious corner crack, roof takes finger-1" sized cams. several bolts and pitons depending on your path.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Starts next to Wet Kiss up obvious large crack system to smaller corner crack system. The book Topo shows two bolts on the slabby face, for a 5.9- runout, or opt for the easily protected crack which also goes at about 5.9+with good placements and stemming. This leads to an awesome roof traverse (5.10a/b) which takes gear like a champ; use runners here and the top of the crack or risk horrendous rope drag later. After traversing the roof, run it out to the top, anouther 40' or so on large blocks, about 5.6ish... where three bolts await. A great climb for the steel witted or for any follower.

Descent Options:

walk off climber trail

Submitted by: mooredesign13 on 2008-10-06
Views: 1190
Route ID: 96256

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: stevecurtis on 2013-03-02 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars stiff start

Bring a hand sized cam for the start. Run out

Added: 2013-03-07

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mooredesign13 on 2008-10-06 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sweeeeeet!

i cant believe i am the first to post this route, it may be a little run out at the top but my partner and i both loved it!

Added: 2008-10-06