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Space Mountain - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Tracy Dorton et al, 1988
Rock (Sport)
6-8 bolts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.50/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5


Climb Unicorner for 20' then traverse right on a ledge past a bolt. Turn the bulge above and go up past 6 or 7 more bolts.

Descent Options:

Bartlett guide says rap off the top with two ropes, but I think it can be done with one. Or downclimb and rappel from top of Unicorner.

Submitted by: chalkduster on 2007-11-06
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Route ID: 90482

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2014-02-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Space Mountain

Rated 5.10a in Miramontes book, and I thought it was stout for the Jtree grade, so concur with the 5.10b here. Best not to place gear on the route to avoid rope drag, there is a bolt on top of the ledge. The move from that bolt to the face is the first crux (awkward). The traverse back left over the ledge/pod is a reachy crux face move. A third cruxy edge move awaits near the top. A sustained and pumpy face climb. Rap with a 70m.

Added: 2014-02-17

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: snoopy138 on 2012-11-23 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars meh

some bolts seemed like they were in bad spots, and most of the holds are kind of loose.

Added: 2012-11-28

  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: chalkduster on 2007-11-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Good JT face climbing

Highly recommended.

Added: 2007-11-05