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Split Decision - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


P. 14 in Mark Spencer's Southern Yosemite Rock Climbing book. First set of bolts down the gully from the Eraserhead. Three bolts visible from the bottom, with another much higher up near a crack on the left. Natural pro available in a couple of small cracks protects long (60+ feet) runout to the top of easier 5.4 climbing.

Submitted by: Fresnoandy on 2008-08-01
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Route ID: 95120

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Fresnoandy on 2008-07-31 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun in the morning shade

Hardest part is mantle move to clip the first bolt (probably a 5.8 move). Definitely need 60 meter rope to reach good belay stance. Fun to listen to the echo in the echo wall and see the view of Hawk Dome/Eraserhead. Don't miss the 4th bolt high up on the route--I used natural pro there because I didn't see the bolt.

Added: 2008-08-01