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The Scorpion Crack - 5.11b

Average Rating = 3.60/5 Average Rating : 3.60 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 80
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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9/18/2009
Rock (Sport)
G
1
7 bolts, Triple Mussyhook Anchor
60
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.75/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Follow the trail up the hill and to the right of the booked routes on Mt. Gorgeous. Climb the lie back crack, then move left to the face.

Submitted by: fertical on 2009-09-18
Last Modified: 2010-02-04
Views: 1453
Route ID: 101705

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: spoons6 on 2011-03-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars sketchy

fun but sketchy clips and chossy

Added: 2011-04-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: nlklimmer on 2010-08-20 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hard first half!

The second half is a waste of time for a 5.11b climber, and a little run-out given how loose some of the holds on the upper face are.

Added: 2010-08-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mrsuicide on 2009-11-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars While chossy, movement is still fun.

Pretty novel route at malibu, enjoyable moves in the first half.

large flat hold at the 3rd bolt felt flexy, might rip sooner or later. Constant stream of small pebbles exfoliates down onto the belayer.



Added: 2009-11-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: Dnaz1974 on 2009-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Super fun climb

Really enjoyed this one. A little pumpy early from the small proximity between bolts, and sharp at certain holds. But all in all a great climb and different from the other routes at Malibu, with great laybacks and interesting foot placement.

Added: 2009-10-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: lunsford79 on 2009-10-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great climb but needs a little traffic

Fun sustained movement in the bottom five bolts with creative feet. Then easy pockets to the top. A great new route that will get even better with more traffic!

Added: 2009-10-05