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Leonids - 5.9 popular

Average Rating = 4.42/5 Average Rating : 4.42 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (38)
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Rock (Sport)
PG13
3
Bolts, 13 Draws
410
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.94/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.44/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

3 Pitch Sport Climb. Begin on a small grassy ledge ten feet up left of a broken block, and stays left at the third bolt. The second pitch is short and at the top one should stay right on the last few clips. The third pitch traverses right. All pitches are 5.9. Fun space rappel. (175 ft, 165ft, 70ft)

Descent Options:

Short rap to top of Tower, 2nd rap down low angle tower face, above the roof. 3rd rap down steep face of tower to its base, then 2 more raps to ground.

Submitted by: asandh on 2007-01-15
Last Modified: 2011-01-20
Views: 3831
Route ID: 62584

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: redbandit on 2012-11-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars B.Owen

good climb, sucky approach

Added: 2013-06-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: caysedave on 2011-01-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Leonids to Tower Edge

Linked Leonids/Meteor/Tower Edge

Added: 2012-02-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lalamur on 2010-06-19 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of San Diego's Best!

Fantastic route! We skipped the first belay and climbed the route in 3 pitches. Hiking out the night before and climbing the route at first light is the way to go.

Added: 2011-01-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: quiteatingmysteak on 2010-02-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

worth the hype.

Added: 2010-02-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: plantmandan on 2007-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars great route

well worth the long approach, nice features on the whole route.

Added: 2009-06-15

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