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Amarillo by Morning - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Sport)
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8 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Climb the slab and bulge 30 ft. left of "Endymion." Begin by scrambling up between the bushes and the slab or traversing the low angle slab on the southwestern edge of Hyperion Slab, left of "Endymion," to a sandy belay nook where brush and old burned snags block further progress. Climb the slab, on pockets and inclusions to a steep bulge. Pull the bulge on awesome pockets and continue up the lower angled slab to the anchor.

Descent Options:

Rappel the route, from 2-ring Fixe anchor.

Submitted by: rurprider on 2011-10-20
Last Modified: 2012-01-09
Views: 431
Route ID: 110061

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rurprider on 2011-12-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Twice is Nice

"Amarillo" is steep and thoughtful, but well protected. Wonderful pockets appear higher up on the route. We liked it so much we climbed it twice, then watched two other parties climb it. Still loose and crunchy, but more traffic will clean it up.

Added: 2011-12-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rurprider on 2011-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fantastic

Got on this new route and there was no one else at Texas Canyon, except the quail hunters. Great pockets on this route. Steep and continuous to the upper slab. Well protected.

Added: 2011-10-21