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Captain Hook (aka "the hook") - 5.11c V2

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Big stuff (4" to 7") plus one bolt. 5.11c/d.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


On the right side of Blackwall, this offwidth which turns into a wide undercling is tricky, and requires more ape maneuvering than technique. The Crux is the undercling. Bring your determination and some big popeye forearms.

Submitted by: graniteboy on 2008-03-26
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Route ID: 29243

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: graniteboy on 1997-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars grunt

grunt. The technical crux is switching from offwidth to undercling. the grunt crux is finishing the undercling and grabbing that huge flake.

Added: 2007-11-05