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Iron Cross - 5.11a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Submitted by: tigerbythetail on 2004-08-17
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Route ID: 37559

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fubar on 2007-10-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars great but frightening route

The guidebook understates the runout on this climb: "Slightly difficult to protect" is putting it mildly. You might be able to get an offset alien in the pin scar before the crux, but that means you don't get to use it as a hold...In relation to other Idyllwild 5.11s, this is a definite notch up from Valhalla, Etude, or Fred at Tahquitz.

Added: 2007-10-26

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: ronamick on 1989-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 1989-09-16