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Black Tide - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 6
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
12 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor
85
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.14/5
  Scenery 4.43/5
  Fun Factor 4.29/5

Description:

Black Tide ascends the prominent black water streak at the right edge of the Left Flank between B-line and Espresso. Positive holds at the bottom lead to a lower angle section at mid-route. Pockets and small edges on a steep black flake lead to stemming and a horizontal with the 2-ring anchor on the right wall.

Descent Options:

rappel with a 60 meter rope

Submitted by: rurprider on 2009-03-18
Last Modified: 2013-01-14
Views: 958
Route ID: 98285

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: trevmanbearpig on 2013-01-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars ********************

climb actually has 12 bolts and two ring anchors at the top.
Make sure you have enough quickdraws

Added: 2013-01-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ilikepargo on 2012-02-04 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Decent.

Someone told me that this was 5.10b. I enjoyed it, but... On the way home I was planning to say, "Seems easy for 5.10b. More like a 5.9." Turns out that it actually IS a 5.9.

Moderate all the way up. Even the odd clipping situation seemed more awkward than hard.

Added: 2012-02-04

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: alomas on 2011-04-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Cool route. Did it shirtless.

Following the shirtless send train I flashed this puppy on the sharp end of the rope. Como un hombre.

Added: 2011-04-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: justinbeitler on 2011-04-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hot today

Gotta love spray on sunscreen

Added: 2011-04-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: apfander on 2010-05-23 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2010-05-23

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