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North America Wall - A3 popular

Average Rating = 4.75/5 Average Rating : 4.75 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 60
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (12)
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2 sets of cams, 1 set of nuts, pins, heads, beaks, hooks,
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8 A2+
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.33/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

This classic was the first route up the east face of El Cap. The First Ascent All-Star team included: Royal Robbins, Tom Frost, Chuck Pratt, and Yvon Chouinard.

Submitted by: elcapbuzz on 2006-03-26
Views: 1887
Route ID: 4622

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12 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty A3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fearlessclimber on 2007-06-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars sick shit

would do it again in the future

Added: 2008-10-21

Ratings
  Difficulty A3
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: hollyclimber on 2007-05-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars NA WALL

A little trickier than I expected!

Added: 2007-05-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8 A2
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: doktor_g on 2007-05-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Classic!

Fun. Took us 7 days 5 nights

Added: 2007-05-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
Red Point Red Point ascent by: addiroids on 2005-05-27 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

after fixing to 4, we did the route in 5 days. I split the leading with javier and zack was dedicated "lower-out penji-man". We really had fun and besides getting a lead rope jammed on P14 there was nothing that went wrong. Placed about 7-10 pins. The ledge on P11 is more like a bivy for 2 than 4, the eye is a nice bivy for 3 (2 low and 1 at anchors) and the igloo at 25 is a stellar bivy for 2-3 and would be just fine for 4 people (3 tight in cave and 1 on block outside cave). You can haul to 25 (igloo) from 23 on a 60m to avoid hauling up the blocky 5.6.

Witnessed by: javier, zack, folks in the meadows
Added: 2005-05-27

Ratings
  Difficulty A2
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: namascar on 2005-05-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

I allucinate with the rating for the aid routes. What are we supposed to say but hang dog! I aided all 26 pitches, either pull on pro for every single move or jugged a line. I took a fall, but in aid that is ok, not a bad style.

Added: 2005-05-20

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