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Babe Ruth - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.33/5 Average Rating : 3.33 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Sport)
P1 has 5 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor P2 has 9 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5


Babe Ruth ascents the left wall of the gulley 30 feet left (west) of Golden Years. Climb up the black and gold water streak on positive edges and pockets past 5 bolts to an anchor in the alcove below the overhang. The 2nd pitch moves slightly left and ascends the steep bulge left of the overhang on small incuts and edges, passing 9 bolts on featured orange rock with numerous pockets and two steep bulges to the P2-ring anchor.

Descent Options:

Rappel the route in 2 rappels from 2-ring anchors with a 60 meter rope.

Submitted by: rurprider on 2009-08-07
Last Modified: 2009-10-16
Views: 1062
Route ID: 98361

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: jayspun on 2012-08-03 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 08/03/2012


Added: 2012-08-03

  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating X
Solo Solo ascent by: justinbeitler on 2011-03-07 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Downclimb

Used this to get down after doing Blackjack... Had to go VERY slowly because the climb was wet from recent rain.. Very windy too. Water/wind made the top feel like about 5.10d..

Added: 2011-03-07

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rurprider on 2009-05-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars New Multi-pitch

Fun and interesting climbing on positive edges and pockets. The steep bulge at the start of the 2nd pitch gets your attention, but is well protected. Nice exposure, good featured rock, although still a loose, but then all new Echo Cliffs routes are. P1 seems 5.7 and P2 a 5.9

Added: 2009-08-10