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The Footstool, Right - 5.4 popular

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
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Bring very small gear and everything else!
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.67/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 3.75/5

Description:

Decent quality climbing leads to a cool platform in a great lovation!

Descent Options:

Rap down! (2 raps down the middle)

Submitted by: richardvg03 on 2008-05-26
Views: 2742
Route ID: 93897

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: chugar on 2010-04-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars In the rain

Did this just as the rain started. Quite a hike uphill to get here from the Nose. Route was maybe 110ft if you scramble up the scree/rock before starting. The first 30 feet had maybe two places I saw to protect. Double rope rappel back down the same way - watch out for a notch 20' from the anchors that could get your ropes caught. Nice view up top. Climbed w/ RC.

Added: 2010-04-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: firemed6 on 2008-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fun easy route!!!

This route is a must do at least once. It has an awesome view of the valley. It feels like you are way up the captain

Added: 2008-10-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: firemed6 on 2007-03-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Worth doing

Fun route. when you top out you get a feeling of being way up the captain. great place to look out over the valley.

Added: 2008-09-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: richardvg03 on 2008-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars The Footstool

I didn't like this climb. I only did it because it's the only climb I can do on El Cap. It's really not worth the aproach and the pro is scares!

Added: 2008-05-26