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Apron Jam - 5.9

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to #4 camalot
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Awkward but good 5.9 liebacking and underclinging; 2 pitches to a tree...then traverse right to do Mr. Natural

Submitted by: pierredestcroix on 2006-08-17
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Route ID: 79030

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: markhwebster on 2008-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars great off width layback

I led this (with a couple hangs) and enjoyed it. It's basically a 5 inch thick flake that lays on the rock but is separated from the cliff by up to 5 inches of space. Because the apron leans over, you can layback up this massive flake without too much strain. It does go on for a good 60 to 80 feet though, so your arms get tired. I had a 2 big bro and used that low down. I also had a 4 and a 5 camalot and walked those up with me. You can stop to rest a little by jamming your left foot and ankle in the crack, but it's not too secure. Up higher, the crack gets narrower. It's a lovely climb, but with the recent rockfall, which happened a month after we were there, it might be unwise to do. We didn't here a single thing fall in 2 days of climbing at the apron from the grack to son of sam...still, there are safer cliffs. It's a shame though, as there are so many nice climbs there. I heard one geologist say that later in the year (october) when the rains and freezing happen that rockfall is more likely...but I'm no expert

Added: 2008-10-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: gjlaidig on 2006-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Burly Jam Session

I led this with a variety of jamming and lie backing. We were making our way up to Mr. Natural.

Added: 2007-09-11

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cchas on 1999-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars another one which is too bad

this one was pretty good, with wide jams on the start, but being in a rock fall zone, I'll never go back and do it

Added: 2007-01-03

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: pierredestcroix on 2001-05-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Witnessed by: AJ Burch
Added: 2001-05-17