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Absolutely Free - 5.9

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Sheldon Smith, Mark Klemens, Rick Sylvester (8/1970)
Rock (Trad)
G
3
Cams, doubles to 3", Nuts, 1 set.
275
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Pitch one climbs an easy flare to a menacing chimney roof. Well protected, it can be stemmed around much easier than it looks. Continue to a small belay ledge below a splitter 1.5in strait in crack. Pitch 2 climbs that splitter crack to a tree. Most parties opt to continue up the next pitch to a spacious belay ledge to save time and comfort. From the tree, climb a beautiful left facing corner with liebacks and perfect jams. Pitch 3 climbs a series of easily protected chimneys to the top.

Descent Options:

Walk off to the climbers left.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2010-05-02
Views: 402
Route ID: 104670

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: retro67 on 2010-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Absolutely fun

Variations were wet, but the regular route was good fun.

Added: 2010-05-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: salamanizer on 2010-05-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Splitter

Quite a clean splitter crack system all the way to the top. Not particularly difficult for the grade but well worth the approach. Was very crouded for a supposed (mild) obscurity. One party on the wall, one on the approach, one bailing before starting the approach and one lost in the woods looking for the approach. We were the last to arrive and the first off the wall. Go figure!

Added: 2010-05-02