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Direct South Face - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.32/5 Average Rating : 4.32 out of 5
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Small to 2"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.40/5
  Rock Quality 4.27/5
  Scenery 3.91/5
  Fun Factor 4.23/5

Description:

Superb route with a sick roof crux. Have fun pulling through this one. The route eats pro. Can be done in two-three pitches. The section just above the roof has two options...I suggest taking the steep 5.8 crack that heads up and left. Overall, just a wonderful route. Can be done in one pitch, all the way to the rap anchors with a 70m rope. Don't place much pro and stretch it out.

Submitted by: russwalling on 2004-05-27
Views: 1279
Route ID: 11141

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2012-02-16 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Direct South Face

Fun roof pull, but rest of pitch not sustained at the grade or even close to it, quite a bit of 5th class. Use long slings and do it in one pitch.

Added: 2012-02-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
Red Point Red Point ascent by: BergFuhrer on 2010-10-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2011-08-22

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: steple on 2011-03-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Beautiful.

Followed pitch 1 clean, onsighted pitch 2, followed pitch 3 clean.

Added: 2011-03-25

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: happiegrrrl on 2011-02-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars n/a

Followed Peter. Did the roof with minimal jamming.

Added: 2011-02-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: ilikepargo on 2010-11-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Excellent!

The main roof felt awkward, uncomfortable, and very physical. OTOH, the move up from the belay station felt smoooooth and fun pulling up into empty space. My favorite move of the whole weekend.

Added: 2010-11-27

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