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Susie's Wild Ride - 5.9 popular

Average Rating = 3.52/5 Average Rating : 3.52 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 13
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (59)
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7 bolts, rap anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.38/5
  Rock Quality 3.12/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.83/5

Description:

Bolted climb to the right of Mariah. Climb up a steep face/dike to a ledge. Pull up onto the upper block and move slightly right to a good ledge. Go straight up past the bolt to a good hand ledge then step right. This is a tricky but very safe sequence (5.9). Most people miss it and do the more exposed lower traverse right.

Submitted by: asandh on 2008-04-09
Views: 1679
Route ID: 32625

59 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: brap on 2011-11-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Not bad but overrated

This climb gets a lot of hype is because it's long for mission gorge. It's not really a HARD 5.9 but it's a bit heady because of the slick rock and it does take time to find all the good holds. Once you find em it's pretty easy, but seems scary until you do. I was smiling on my way down so I guess it's a pretty fun climb. It's just not my style. (ledgy, traversing, slick) Excuses, I know :)

Added: 2012-02-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: levitation on 2011-08-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars overrated?

Didn't expect so much traversing. Fun, but not amazing. At least it wasn't a classic mission gorge 3 bolter

Added: 2011-08-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 1993-05-19 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun, sustained moves.

exciting

Added: 2011-05-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: ericfoltz on 2000-02-02 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 2nd

2nd

Added: 2010-05-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: TYclimbOK on 2010-01-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Wild Ride

Very nice climb. Definitely one of the better at the gorge!

Added: 2010-01-09

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