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West Country - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.21/5 Average Rating : 4.21 out of 5
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pro to 3" bring some small nuts for the lay back pitch.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.77/5
  Rock Quality 4.46/5
  Scenery 4.77/5
  Fun Factor 4.31/5

Description:

Probably my favorite Tuolumne climb. The first pitch is mostly 4th class with an un-protected 5.6 slab move. The second pitch is classic liebacking. The third is awesome slab that is more like stair climbing, only 3 bolts on this pitch but you can get a 1" cam in before the belay. The final pitch is a walk up, use your #3 Camalot here. Once you see the bolts head up them (2) to the belay, rap or walk off.

Submitted by: radistrad on 2002-03-04
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Route ID: 13092

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leoand23 on 2013-05-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lost a gold nut!

Route was my first at SPD. Run out section on P3 will keep you focused specially after the third bolt.
Eric fixed a nut on P2 and I could not get it out w my crappy nut-tool (it's probably out by now).

Added: 2013-06-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: sierragal93546 on 2011-09-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice variation

Nice moderate. Different techniques. Liked the 3rd pitch bolsted face the best.

Added: 2011-10-01

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dzunit on 2010-08-27 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Beautiful easy Tuolumne climbing

Great intro to the area

Added: 2011-09-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Fresnoandy on 2009-07-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Start early to avoid the crowds

A nut popped out under me on the lieback. Scary for a moment. The descent isn't pleasant.

Added: 2010-05-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ericfoltz on 1999-09-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Lead

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Added: 2010-05-11

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