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Gem - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.38/5 Average Rating : 3.38 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 12
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (29)
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Pro to 3.5", gear anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.33/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.43/5

Description:

The shorter crack located on the right hand side of the Corridor Face, to the right of Colorado Crack. Climb the hand crack which widens up to about double fists wide towards the top. Route pros well.

Descent Options:

Walk-off to climber's right with a sketchy downclimb move or two. OR rap off bolted anchor chains atop Colorado, if not chopped.

Submitted by: baja_java on 2005-05-08
Last Modified: 2007-02-22
Views: 1029
Route ID: 31492

29 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leoand23 on 2014-03-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Short but sweet

Crack was a little sharp and our group agreed that the crux was near the top. Dial in your crack skills!

Added: 2014-05-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2012-01-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Gem

With Liddy. One of my favorite Jtree settings. Fun climb with a short crux off the deck. You can walk off either way. The east is a bit more technical but shorter.

Added: 2012-01-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: jnm1 on 2011-10-31 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Not bad

But not great either.

Added: 2011-10-31

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: sierragal93546 on 2010-11-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Cool location

Nice crack but hard to belay from the top. Lots of friction on the rock and anchoring is pretty far behind you.

Added: 2010-12-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: ericfoltz on 1998-10-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 2nd

w/Tony

Added: 2010-06-08

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