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El Grande - 5.10b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Climb the black streak on the far left side of the dome. This route is classic with incredible pockets. Around 17 bolts with a midway anchor.

Descent Options:

Send in one pitch, pull up your rope and rap to the midway anchor then to the ground.

Submitted by: sierraclimber1 on 2007-08-02
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Route ID: 86437

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rexcarrs on 2007-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Best route of it's grade in the Sierras

Amazing pockets, vertical fluted grooves, 17 or so draws needed, wow!! A must do! Reported to me as .10a but .10 b is more like it. A definite crux near the 4th (?) bolt moving left before continuing up the amazing line of huecos & pockets.

Added: 2007-08-31