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It's Better With Bacon - 5.8 popular

Average Rating = 3.74/5 Average Rating : 3.74 out of 5
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Quickdraws plus gear to 2". Include RPs, micro cams, and ball nuts if doing first pitch.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.35/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Four pitches up face and cracks to the north of the Hogwild area. P1: Climb slab, using thin cracks for pro. Can optionally skip the first pitch by climbing fourth class to the right. P2: Climb short face past two bolts to nice ledge. P3: Head up cracks to thin face protected by bolts. Clip a bolt and pull a small roof on small dikes. Belay at stance. P4: Mantel up thin dikes (crux) and then make a bee line to the crack system to the left. Continue up this, pulling or skirting small roofs along the way, to a belay stance. P5: Optional dirty and circuitous pitch to the top. Most parties forgo this pitch and rap the route from the P4 anchor. All anchors have rap rings and can be reached with one 60m rope.

Submitted by: thedus on 2006-06-19
Views: 1774
Route ID: 69275

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: csproul on 2014-09-07 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars ok route

slab padding but nothing spectacular. Still fun and worth doing once.

Added: 2014-09-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leoand23 on 2012-06-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Who doesn't love bacon?

Agreed. Last pitches were the best. P1 is interesting to protect on the micro nuts.

Added: 2012-06-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lextalion on 2010-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Better with Bacon and climbing partners like Ricky Martin

Had a blast cruizing up this with my lavida Loca partner. the last two pitches were the best.

Added: 2011-07-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 2011-06-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars love those RPs

fun stuff, lead the 1st and 3rd, swapping leads with BG (Bad Girl). RPs and Lowe balls sewed up the first pitch.

Added: 2011-06-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lextalion on 2010-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars It's always Better w/ Bacon

Was surprised by the shortness of the pitches. The last pitch in my opinion is the best.

Added: 2010-09-27

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