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The Owl - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.33/5 Average Rating : 3.33 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 22
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (28)
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Rock
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Med. cams or stoppers
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.45/5
  Scenery 3.09/5
  Fun Factor 3.64/5

Description:

Climb an overhanging hand crack on the left end of Owl Ledge. Difficulty eases to 5.4 after 15 ft. This used to be a 5.6 climb but a large 1000lb flake fell out of the start in 2001. Current rating 5.8+ or 5.9.

Submitted by: asandh on 2008-04-09
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Route ID: 27990

28 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 1993-05-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars nice crack

done before block fell off

Added: 2011-05-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mc on 1999-09-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars My first ever lead when it was still 5.6

lead it rope solo some time ago and thought I must be getting really bad. later saw the big block on the ground and heard that it is now 5.9 :-). seemed pretty easy for a mission gorge 5.9. I donīt think I could rope solo anyof the others.

Added: 2010-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ericfoltz on 1997-09-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Lead

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Added: 2010-05-28

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

3 out of 5 stars Who Who?

I had to wait in line for awhile to get my turn on this climb. The bottom of the route is the hardest section. Bring a selection of med to large cams for pro.

Added: 2010-01-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bogey__6 on 2009-05-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2009-05-13

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