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Stirrup Notch route - 5.6

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
Trad-standard rack, a few fist sized pieces for the bottom
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Approach from the outhouse, straight back and look up and left. You will see what looks like a balanced rock on the sitting on the top of the formation with a short finger crack on it. To access this second pitch, climb the vertical crack with a few wider moves, up to the notch below the balanced rock. Belay here, then move up out of the notch to the finger crack and there are bolts to rap on the top. The second pitch is really sweet but is over wayyyy too soon. P2 is height dependent- harder if short.

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Rap chains

Submitted by: porkchop_express on 2009-11-16
Views: 392
Route ID: 102471

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: porkchop_express on 2009-11-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Cold!

Shoulda dressed warmer- it was windy! first pitch is an awkward start from down in a hole, sort of-- P2 was fun for me since I'm tall, tougher for the followers. Great little summit, bolts on top.

Added: 2009-11-16