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Captain Kronos - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Pro to 3.5", gear anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Right-slanting handcrack on left side of the formation. The old book says 5.7, but that's the ULTIMATE sandbag! Now upgraded to 5.9+ in new book. Mininal gear at the bottom, but easy enough to compensate.

Descent Options:

Walk-off to climber's left or right (easier).

Submitted by: jorgle on 2005-03-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-20
Views: 565
Route ID: 27644

7 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: radioface on 2008-01-05 (View Climbing Log)

1 out of 5 stars 5.7?

Sandbagged at 5.7, measly pro down low, and not all that interesting, but if you're there.......

Added: 2008-01-05

  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rmagner15 on 2007-02-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars def. not a 5.7

Protection was easy enough at the top, but it's far too sustained to be a 5.7!

Added: 2007-06-11

  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: grippedclimer on 2007-03-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars best climb

This is my favorite 5.7 in Jtee. A must do

Added: 2007-04-05

  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: TheDullEnd on 2006-12-30 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars yup

tough crux, not surprised to see it's a 5.9, really

Added: 2007-01-09

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: davisjl1979 on 2005-02-05 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2005-02-05

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