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Oolong - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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8 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.67/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Oolong ascends the broad buttress on the left as you enter the Tea Room. Climb over right side of the bulge and to the left side of the initial headwall. Above the headwall the buttress narrows and follows blocky positive holds and pockets to the anchor.

Descent Options:

Rappel from 2-ring Fixe anchor (shared with Irish Car Bomb. Use CAUTION when cleaning the route as the route leans to the right and the line of fall doesn't correspond with the bolt line. If you rappel the bolt line and pull the draws a good pendulum to t

Submitted by: rurprider on 2009-12-11
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
Views: 618
Route ID: 102974

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jayspun on 2012-06-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Oolong

No comment

Added: 2012-07-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rurprider on 2011-04-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice Solitude

Fun moves, on well featured stone. Long, but difficulties ease just as the pump clock starts to activate. Well protected. Careful lowering off as the fall line isn't down the route.

Added: 2011-04-14

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mrsuicide on 2011-02-14 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars ok

ok

Added: 2011-02-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: benkilgore on 2010-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars hot, buggy

With Sarah B. We were going to climb on Easy Street, but between the intense heat, direct sun, not enough water, and forgetting the bug dope, we decided to count it as a recon day and retire. Which is when Ben and Pam came along. They had put up the Tea area, and invited us to share their rope (and gave us bug dope). So we followed them. This one was great fun, slightly crumbly but not terribly insecure. Not too tough for 10a; really eases up once you pass a crux bulge about 25 feet up. Well protected.

Added: 2010-06-06