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Marginal - 5.9

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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A few bolts, a few pitons, and a couple thin nut placements.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Almost pure friction with substantial runouts. Be careful, bad fall near the beginning of route. Ends at same ledge as "The Grack, Center."

Descent Options:

Two double-rope rappels and a few feet of easy downclimbing.

Submitted by: jonathanjcooke on 2007-02-09
Views: 711
Route ID: 83202

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating R
Onsight Onsight ascent by: julianw on 2008-06-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fun

the positive edges made it feel a little easier than goodrich pinnacle.

Added: 2008-06-02

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating R
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lithiummetalman on 2008-04-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Up

Wonderful smear-fest!

Added: 2008-04-28

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating R
Second Second ascent by: jav_ang on 2008-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars -

Led 1st, 4th and 5th pitches.

Added: 2008-04-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: jonathanjcooke on 2006-09-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Followed

You have to have a really steady hand to lead this one. The rappel route for "The Grack, Center" run directly over "Marginal." You can check it out to make sure you're comfortable with it. Even a little scary to follow.

Added: 2007-02-09