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Snelled hook - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Sport)
3 bolts.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)


a hard reachy start leads to much easier climbing. Shares the top two bolts with El Gancho

Submitted by: winnersd on 2009-05-27
Views: 443
Route ID: 99697

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: charlenelieu on 2009-06-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A J-tree 8

Very difficult start for an 8 deserving of a 9 rating (unless of course, you're in J-tree in which case this might be considered a 7 - lol). After the first bolt, the route turns into an easy 5.6, but the first move requires finess, confidence, and (if impatient) a little powering up while smearing. Fabulous jugs awaits after an initial shallow spider web crack system. Trust the tip of your fingers with some of the slightly wider crack and take a wide stance on your feet to leverage the double side pulls inwards using the cracks. After you reach the jug on your left, you are essentially scott free. Follow a series of jugs to the top.

Added: 2009-07-01

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: winnersd on 2009-05-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars none


Added: 2009-05-26