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Birthday Boy - 5.11b

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 40
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Toprope)
4 bolts to set up top rope
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Same start as Planet of the Apes and The Crack. After pulling the roof, don't traverse left to Planet of the Apes, and don't use the crack (as you would be doing The Crack then), but go straight up. 2 more big holes, a crimper, two finger pockets and then you're almost done.

Submitted by: steple on 2008-11-09
Last Modified: 2010-10-27
Views: 1625
Route ID: 96968

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tjung514 on 2009-12-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun

The way you should do Planet of the Apes. It's the more direct line.

Added: 2009-12-27

  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: steple on 2008-11-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars My favourite route on this wall.

Crux is not the roof, but a little further up. Heel hook the roof to please the crowd.

Added: 2008-11-09