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Far East - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 4
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock
G
Cams .5"-2" Nuts 1 set, RP's (offsets usefull)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

Large ominous looking dihedral just to the left of Pop Bottle. The route starts up the corner with thin fingers and dikes. The very start is a bit runnout if you're not packing some small offset nuts. Otherwise, you can sew it up. Continue up to a short chimney section where you place good gear deep inside and climb on the dikes on the outside. The difficulty backs off a bit and you reach a large ledge where you have to crawl out right across and over a large block that looks as if it could fall at any minute. Don't worry, its a lot more solid than it looks. Now continue up the corner making a few 5.9 moves (with good pro) to avoid some bushes. Finish on the large ledge just below East Corner. A great alternative first pitch to East Corner.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2006-09-10
Last Modified: 2011-08-03
Views: 597
Route ID: 79656

1 Ascent Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2006-09-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Worth doing.

No one does this route because every guidebook has labled it runnout. I don't remember any part being runnout. Maybe the first 15ft or so. Interesting climbing.

Added: 2006-09-10