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Igor Unchained - 5.9 popular

Average Rating = 4.42/5 Average Rating : 4.42 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.38/5
  Rock Quality 4.75/5
  Scenery 4.57/5
  Fun Factor 4.38/5

Description:

Ultimately three pitches (pitch 1 can be done in 220' with the simul on easy ground for leader and cleaner). Crack climbing with abundant face holds. Just when you feel you're in trouble a good hold or jamb will present itself. Pro is bomber. Sew it up!

Submitted by: addiroids on 2002-07-08
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Route ID: 9261

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  Safety Rating G
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: nkane on 2011-08-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars whoever says this isn't awesome is just wrong.

did it in four pitches. walked a #2 for about 40 feet on the first pitch.

Added: 2011-08-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gregory_huey on 2009-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Welcome to the Needles

Did this route first, as a 'welcome to the Needles'. My partner and I had a great time on it. Its fairly sustained all the way to the top. I was initially a little intimidated leading P3, but fortunately a good hold showed up as it was needed.The pro seemed a bit tricky at the bottom, but soon was able to start plugging good gear. We used my 70m rope, and that worked well.

Given the majesty of the location and the great routes, its a surprising how few other climbers were around. Maybe the over-abundance of flies contributed to that - I don't know.

Added: 2009-10-13

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Principia on 2007-08-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun

Fun hand crack. Not steep at all so a good intro to crack climbing.

Added: 2008-12-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2008-06-20 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Looks like a splitter.

Good hands, some moves around a bulge, some thin sections. Definately 5.9. Pretty good but nowhere near the best 5.9 or the hardest. Climbed the whole thing in one pitch, some sumuling. Looks better from the ground than what you find while climbing.

Added: 2008-06-22

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: KCRCLIMB on 2008-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars BEST 5.9 YOU EVER DO

XXX

Added: 2008-04-08

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