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Sail Away - 5.8 popular

Average Rating = 4.25/5 Average Rating : 4.25 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
1
Pro to 2", bolted rap chains
70
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.37/5
  Rock Quality 4.32/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.38/5

Description:

Excellent seventy foot finger crack that eats gear. A Josh must do for the grade. Can be easily done with all passive pro. Northeast facing. Shady most of day.

Descent Options:

Rap down front or backside.

Submitted by: jambnet on 2006-01-29
Last Modified: 2007-02-20
Views: 1961
Route ID: 5108

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178 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gblauer on 2013-11-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars The best climb ever!

This was a blast. I didn't find a crux...it's super easy. You can sew the crack up with passive gear. You don't need anything larger than a 2. Lots of fun. Chains at the top.

Added: 2013-11-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: alexpete on 2013-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars With Mark Butler

Very cold breeze day, so we had the Tower all to ourselves.

Added: 2013-05-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: BenHorton on 2012-05-06 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars again!

Fun. Try the direct start for some extra difficulty.

Added: 2012-05-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: BenHorton on 2012-03-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Beautiful Route

I've been wanting to get on this one for a while, so sweet for the grade. I love that the top is just about vertical for about 25 feet, but the jams are SO good.

Added: 2012-03-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: 2jacobj on 2012-02-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sail Away

Add in a fun bouldering problem by starting from the ground. And as always, throw a high heel hook at the topout to step up the gnar-factor!

Added: 2012-02-21

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