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Thread of Life - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
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4 Draws, Cams 1 .75" (yellow alien) and 1 #2 BD. Nuts, medium to small RP's
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Shallow seam to the left of the first pitch of the Salathe route. Make a bouldery start move to a stance where you get some 50/50 pro. A short 10+ section gains a good stance where you can place a #2 BD cam in a shallow flare. One more move and you get a good yellow alien and good stance. A good fixed pin protects the crux roof then a few attention getting but manageable runouts between bolts to the anchors. It gets easier and easier the higher you get.

Descent Options:

Rap W/ 2 50m ropes.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2009-04-04
Views: 663
Route ID: 98707

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2009-04-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A little heady.

It's hard to spot the pro ahead, just go for it and it will appear. I used some small offset nuts and a #10 HB offset nut down low then a #2 BD C4 followed by a yellow alien to the roof. Thin techy face moves between bolts and good stances will see you through to the top. Kinda run out but not too bad. Wouldn't want to fall while about to make a clip kinda thing.

Added: 2009-04-04