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Pope's Crack - 5.9 popular

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (80)
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Pro to 3.5", gear anchor
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.68/5
  Rock Quality 4.14/5
  Scenery 3.59/5
  Fun Factor 4.18/5

Description:

On far right side of E-Rock, crack in dihedral. The crack is solid and takes good pro. The challenge may be moving out of the crack and traversing left and down along dike to another crack to finish the route. One of Echo Cove's best. Seek it!

Descent Options:

Free-solo or stay on belay to go up and right and then down to bolted rap anchor atop British Airways.

Submitted by: rrradam on 2001-11-13
Last Modified: 2007-09-30
Views: 1923
Route ID: 5099

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: caysedave on 2014-02-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun

First time climbing this, will definitely be back
to improve and try to red point. Knowing where
to stay in the crack and where to stem out and
lyback would have helped my flailing. Calves
were hurting by the end of this lead. Great pro
and nice line. Traverse was fun, but a bolt would
have been nice. ;)

Added: 2014-02-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: BenHorton on 2013-02-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars wee

Not 5.10... Just take your time and watch your feet. It's all there. The traverse is fun though!

Added: 2013-02-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bowleggedgoat on 2011-11-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars awesome

really good. jams jams jams.

Added: 2012-02-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2011-11-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars The Pope

is holier than thou! Or at least as holy as Bishop's Terrace. Fun climbing that should not be missed, warm on cold days due to aspect. The Direct Finish is tricky for shorter folks.

Added: 2011-11-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: plantmandan on 2011-10-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun and strange

Very fun crack. It gets interesting near the top. Rope handiwork is mandatory.

Added: 2011-10-12

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