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Purple Haze - 5.10d

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Cams .5"-3" Nuts 1set
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Starts on an overhang above a small cave just to the right of Travelers Buttress. Pulls the short pumpy overhang to a small ledge. Rest up, the rest is a sustained off hands pump fest. Continue strait up to stay on Purple Haze or move into the crack out right to continue up the Cross Town Traffic variation. Anchors (good enough) at top. You need a 60m to rap.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2006-08-14
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Route ID: 78914

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  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2007-08-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hard start

Pumpy little bastard. Full on right off the deck. Start in a short wide crack, grovel up to the lip, reach over and clip the pin then go for it up to a mantel. Now start an awkward flareing hand crack with powerfull moves and good but hard to place pro. Sew it up down low so you don't hit the ledge. The Pro is good and plentyfull just hard to free up a hand to place it. The crack gets easier and easier as you go. Big exposure and fun moves. I felt is was a bit sandbagged for .10d.

Added: 2007-08-26