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Daves Deviation - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.14/5 Average Rating : 4.14 out of 5
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2 each nuts, 2 each TCU's to #1 camalot, 1 each #2 and #3 camalot
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.42/5
  Rock Quality 4.58/5
  Scenery 4.17/5
  Fun Factor 4.25/5

Description:

This beautiful splitter finger crack is just to the right of The Trough. Approach by going left from Lunch Rock. There is a little bush (2' tall) growing out of the crack 1/2 way up on Pitch 1. Start on a crack 10' left of where the finger crack would drop straight to the ground. Climb 100' to bolts with chains (may rap with 1 60m rope here). Then either continue on Dave's Deviation (5.8R section) or jog right 10' and follow the cracks up to the top, running into the end of The Trough. Or link to Piton Pooper and Upper Royal's Arch for great four+ pitch route.

Submitted by: jv on 2003-09-26
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Route ID: 11468

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: andrea37 on 2011-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Did

P1 to Jam Crack to Piton Pooper. Nice way to start the day; crack has a bit of flair to it, so it's tougher than it looks from the ground.

Added: 2011-07-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2010-07-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Bush

right in the middle of the route. Committing well protected crux, not the straight in jams I was expecting had some Ric Flair to it. Grab your blue/green/yellow aliens and go for it.

Added: 2010-07-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mowgli24 on 2010-06-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars excellent finger crack

a good quality finger crack past a small bush and on to a good ledge for the first pitch. then either rap or go on to a 5.8r. the space around the bush is the crux if you leave the greenery alone.

Added: 2010-06-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ericfoltz on 2000-07-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lead

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Added: 2010-05-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: farmlivingisthelifeforme on 2009-08-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Small hands and fingers for a big guy

It would help to have small hands and fingers for this climb. Good 5.9. Super fun!

Added: 2009-09-01

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