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The Nose - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.57/5 Average Rating : 3.57 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 7
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Rock (Sport) (Toprope)
G
1
Bolts
45
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.33/5
  Scenery 3.57/5
  Fun Factor 4.17/5

Description:

Just inside the crevice furthest right on the outer wall. Left wall of the crevice, follow obvious bolt line to the chains at the top.

Descent Options:

Rappel

Submitted by: bobbo529 on 2009-09-15
Last Modified: 2012-02-06
Views: 927
Route ID: 101685

7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Flyboy109 on 2012-05-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Nice beginner route

Some loose holds. As a matter a fact, I broke a large plate sized hold the next year, 2013 at the first bolt, sending me onto that terribly sharp talus below. Cuts, bumps and a hairline fractured heel. Watch the rock that looks like glued on cement ; ). Luckily, it didn't affect the routes grade. It is however a little more clean.

Added: 2014-05-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Scenery
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pbernard on 2012-02-21 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Confusion

To clear up a couple of things... this route, "The Nose" starts on the OUTSIDE of the hallway and ascends the left arete. It does NOT start inside the hallway. In fact, there is NO bolt line inside the hallway. The other "unknown 5.9" is really the Nose and this one doesn't really exist (except as a TR from the anchors). Clear as mud?

All this will be cleared up in the new guide coming out! If you have any info about FA's, contact me. Thanks.

Added: 2012-02-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: prinr00 on 2011-11-27 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great well protected arÍte

This route doesn't see as much sun as the other routes. Climbed despite the rock being very wet (the top half was soaked). Agree with other comments about the loose hold between bolts 2&3. It's still there, so I'm guessing it's solid despite being iffy. Great warm up to a great day of limestone climbing!

Added: 2012-02-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pmcheng on 2012-02-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Really fun warm up

A really fun climb. This is the one that is on the outside face of the arete and then wraps around on the last bolt and anchor. I talked to a few guys there who had set some of the routes and they called it "the nose." Good holds, some loose, but there was a good flow to this climb even for a short climber.

Added: 2012-02-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pbernard on 2011-03-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun...

But I'm confused about this and the other "unknown 5.9". Seems to me to be the same route. It starts on the outside wall and then moves right around ther corner for the final bolt, right?

Anyway, 4 bolts, three on the outside, one on the inside and chain anchors on the inside.

Added: 2011-03-30

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