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Magic Mushroom - A3

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 55
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Although the lower part of the route is rarely done, it offers challenging climbing including the scariest 5.9 OW groove you will ever enconter. The upper wall is awkward nailing in flared slots that may someday see a free ascent.

Submitted by: admin on 2006-03-26
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Route ID: 43819

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: apollodorus on 2007-06-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Magic Mushroom with Albatross Variation

PTPP and I climbed the Mushroom to the first penji (the one that goes left from the pinnacle) and went straight up on Albatross instead. The nailing was more like A4 in a few sections. The routes met up one or two pitches below the big penji right that ends half a pitch below Chickenhead Ledge.

Added: 2008-02-05

Red Point Red Point ascent by: b_fost on 2004-08-29 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2004-08-29

Onsight Onsight ascent by: coomer on 2004-05-31 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Seldom done... no crowds. Lots of Heckling potential for the hordes on the shield.

Witnessed by: brutus of wyde
Added: 2004-05-31

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: brutusofwyde on 1996-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Nice route. The supposed A4 pitch below Chickenhead ledge has had a belay established with belay bolts in the middle of the supposed A4. Did this one with Eric "Loose Cannon" Coomer and Amanda Tarr.

Added: 1996-06-10