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Hair Lip - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 20
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Small cams/wires and 3 bolts, tree anchor. Rap off tree.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Classic. Worrying and strange moves on knobs, all performed suspended on the edge overlooking the chimney.

Submitted by: sowr on 2004-06-04
Views: 649
Route ID: 52402

7 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: byran on 2009-09-27 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Hair Lip

Hair Lip is a wild and unique feature that just begs to be climbed! Protecting the crack in the beginning can be a bit tricky. I think I climbed past some of the best placements because I wanted to get to a stance I saw up higher. It took a bit of fiddling with small nuts and my belayer had to toss me up an orange tcu before I finally got in some adequate gear and felt like I wouldn't deck if I fell off the slab leading to the first bolt. Out on the lip I was having too much fun to be scared. This is one of my favorite pitches of climbing that I've done.

Added: 2009-09-28

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: snoopy138 on 2009-06-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars bolts should be replaced

I will pay for new bolts/hangers if you will show me how to pull the old ones and place new ones.

Added: 2009-06-15

Red Point Red Point ascent by: ediceus on 2006-09-12 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2006-09-12

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: trenchdigger on 2006-08-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Excellent route. Easy for the grade, but tough for the head!

Added: 2006-08-05

Onsight Onsight ascent by: dpurf on 2005-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

This climb could be best rated with the British rating system. Great climb and will never get anything like it sport climbing.

Added: 2005-07-02

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