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West Face - 5.12b

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Rock
Small to 4 inch
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

One of Sentinel's best routes and no crowds! Can be done at 5.10 A2. Is about as easy to do in a day as the West face of El Cap or NW of Half Dome. Shady in the Morning.

Submitted by: karlbaba on 2002-08-01
Views: 772
Route ID: 21370

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4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: stevecurtis on 2002-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars a long day

17 hours car to car. I remember. the decent is brutal, but the climb is one of the absolute best varied routes in the valley. A bit of everything, and hard. We took the free variation, and I aided a few feet. My partner popped, and took a bit swing off the "A-1 jump area".

Added: 2009-10-13

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bongbong on 1995-10-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Long long ago...

in a galaxy far far away.

Frank fell and sprained his ankle. Frank and Tony got rescued from the top of Sentinel.

Added: 2009-02-27

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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: gambler on 1999-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Scott Cosgrove told me the day before we went up there "you can free it ..just go for it"it still looked pretty futuristic so I aided that pitch,but the rest went free without a problem.

Added: 1999-06-06

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: rcwallrat on 1981-09-24 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

(VI, 5.9 A2/C3)-old Grade: Great climb with excellent cracks and expanding flakes.

Witnessed by: Jeff Widen
Added: 1981-09-24