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Hands Off - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.56/5 Average Rating : 3.56 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (65)
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Rock (Trad)
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Pro to 2", gear anchor
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.61/5
  Rock Quality 4.17/5
  Scenery 3.83/5
  Fun Factor 3.89/5

Description:

Hand crack to clean, steep finger crack in a shallow corner, with a very short approach. Located on the left side of The Wall behind a campsite. Afternoon sun.

Descent Options:

Step through to backside and walk off to climber's left or right (easier), circling around to return to the base.

Submitted by: baja_java on 2004-05-09
Last Modified: 2008-01-30
Views: 1552
Route ID: 5180

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2014-04-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hands Off

Short, but good. This is one of my choices for teaching trad leading on.

Added: 2014-04-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gblauer on 2013-11-22 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun, short climb

The startup the crack felt difficult until I found the jug...yeah...that makes it much easier. Rest of the climb was fun, lots of good stances between climbing.

Added: 2013-11-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jawaeater on 2012-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun

Mostly stemming, but a few jams.

Added: 2012-05-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bowleggedgoat on 2010-10-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars jtree moderate

good for people who want to know if they can climb moderate routes in josh, def on the harder side of 5.8, and deceptive.

Added: 2012-02-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: andrea37 on 2011-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Above our campsite

Followed Doug. more difficult than expected. Getting into the crack was awkward.

Added: 2011-04-29

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