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Waterboarding An Elephant - 5.10b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Bill Leventhal & Jeff Constine December 2010
Rock (Sport)
PG13
1
17 bolts on a full 200' pitch to ring anchors.
200
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

35' to the left of Work Of The Devil is a left leaning chimney/gully. Waterboarding... begins here & goes up the arete of the chimney past a glassy crux at the 3rd bolt to a easy section. You enter a gully & climb behind the block to gain the amazing wall above. Steep face climbing leads up to the anchors a full 200' off the ground. A very easy pitch above (4th class) leads to the top if one wishes.

Descent Options:

Rappel using 2 ropes back to the canyon bottom. Care may be needed here to keep the ropes from dropping in the water at certain times of the year (spring). Alternately, one may walk off to the North & down the gully that leads back to the parking area.

Submitted by: rexcarrs on 2011-03-26
Views: 371
Route ID: 108193

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rexcarrs on 2011-10-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars New rappel anchor lets you do this with only 1 rope!

I placed a rappel anchor behind the block, half-way up. You can now do this fun route with just 1 rope but make sure it is a full 60M rope or else you'll run out of rope just before getting to the anchors. This is a FULL 60M pitch!

Added: 2011-10-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rexcarrs on 2010-12-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A great addition to the area!

This is great fun

Added: 2011-03-26