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Classic Crack - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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this is a mixed route it has two bolts and you will use a few cams.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

a great crack that ventures onto a face.

Descent Options:

Two bolts are found on the ledge above the face finishing moves. Best to leave a pack on top, and descend either via rap or the gully and just climb to the top on 5.5R terrain, unless you have more than a couple people.

Submitted by: jamnsurf on 2007-04-09
Views: 787
Route ID: 10418

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: pplachta on 2010-06-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome route!

My favourite rock in the Castle Rock neighbourhood. Usually you're all alone, and the sheer size of the rock feels more alpine.

5.8 is not consistent with other 5.8s in the Castle Rock area, 5.9 is more appropriate (or, everything else needs to be changed).

A really fun thing to do is belay at the tree (pitch 1), then climb the slab & 5.10ish overhanging route. You get a fun 2 pitch route!

Added: 2010-06-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: boulderTroll on 2008-08-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars great crack

one of the coolest cracks around!

Added: 2008-12-03

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: caphalon on 2003-02-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

This is a great fun climb. Its pretty easy if you take full advantage of the crack. Not really a beginner climb though. the feet are bomber, but you need to remain on sequence. if you stem the face, its becomes a much cooler climb and adds artifical difficulty

Witnessed by: Ian
Added: 2003-02-28

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: jamnsurf on 2001-08-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2001-08-14