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regular route - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

old school 5.9. great view of the captain from the summit

Submitted by: johnyrock on 2004-09-29
Last Modified: 2008-05-07
Views: 725
Route ID: 60158

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: blacktotem on 2010-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Higher Spire

Done twice, both main variations.

Added: 2010-05-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: blacktotem on 2010-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Higher Spire

Done twice, both main variations.

Added: 2010-05-09

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: briarpatch on 2005-09-13 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

fun route, great exposure, poor rock in some sections. the 5.9 variation at the end is super-fun and steep. beautiful views of El Cap.

Added: 2005-09-13

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: cmclean on 2005-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

2nd pitch has horrible rope drag. Was also a little spooky on the sharp end.

Added: 2005-09-06

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: poorboy on 2005-02-02 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Old school climb, took about 6 or 7 hours. Bring nuts, 1x TCUs, 2x .5 - 2 camalots, 1x 3 camalot. The crux may be the last pitch, or were we tired?

Added: 2005-02-02

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