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The Sowsickle - 5.12a

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 150
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Trad)
bolts, fixed pin, gear
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Crack and face.

Submitted by: tigerbythetail on 2007-03-19
Views: 494
Route ID: 6305

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: bandycoot on 2009-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Good climb

A slightly heady lead on beautiful features, this thing requires technique and reach. I'm 6' tall and could barely reach through the crux. The position is awkward enough that it would be very difficult to dyno. I loved this route. Got it 2nd try after finding all the holds. I managed to get in a purple and yellow Metolius TCU in the upper dihedral. I think a 0.75 camalot could protect the moves to the first bolt but isn't worth the time to put in. Since by then you're almost at the bolt. The piton looks sketchy, and I slung it close to the rock. Hard move at the piton to get to the next bolt too!

Added: 2009-03-23

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: crackmd on 2003-11-11 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Excellent route although has a stopper move which I could not figure out. Needs to be climbed more to clean off the loose stuff.

Witnessed by: Mark Geiken
Added: 2003-11-11