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Vorpal Sword - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (13)
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Pro to 2.5", gear anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Far left side of main wall, left slanting crack to a huge high jug, the large diamond shape block.

Descent Options:

Scramble over the top to climber's right, then walk-off down backside.

Submitted by: baja_java on 2006-04-17
Last Modified: 2007-02-21
Views: 799
Route ID: 33144

13 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: RentATommyG on 2011-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars eats gear

takes nuts all the way up. Fun route and well worth while. Good example of stars not being the best way to gauge quality (1-star route that was more fun for me than plenty of 3-star routes I've been on).

Added: 2011-03-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: snoopy138 on 2010-11-20 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars adf

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Added: 2010-12-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: ericfoltz on 1999-02-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars TR

TR

Added: 2010-05-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gepeto on 2005-04-18 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars .

Great pro, but I placed nuts only if I remember correctly.

Added: 2010-04-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climballnight on 2008-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars uh...

Uh, that diamond shaped block is a bit loose, but that didn't stop me from hanging on it. Really fun lead though,
;-)

Without any beta ahead of time, my improvised decent involved throwing the rope around one of the rocks on the back side and with an awkward maneuver to begin rappel, lowering down the loose grit. That worked out okay too.


Added: 2008-06-10

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