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Chinese Handcuffs - 5.10d

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Bruce Morris, Nick Badyrka (1975)
Rock (Trad)
Cams .4"-2"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Short roof crack down on the bottom right side of the Harlequin Dome. Start in a dihedral and make a wild move out right to a good ledge with a pin. Clip the pin and make an even wilder, awkward step out left into a tight flareing hand crack. Powerfill hands and fingers lead over the short bulge and up a hand crack to the top.

Descent Options:

Rap off the trees to the left, build an anchor for TR or walk off to the left or right.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2007-08-07
Views: 352
Route ID: 87607

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: radioface on 2007-08-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Chinese Handcuffs

Whooped my ass

Added: 2007-08-13

  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2007-08-04 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Powerfill

Tricky move to the ledge, even trickier balancing act to make the step back out left and into the crack. I thought this route was every bit of .10d. Good pro...

Added: 2007-08-07