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Sword in the Stone - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.80/5 Average Rating : 3.80 out of 5
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
7 bolts + 2 bolt anchor
70
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.33/5
  Scenery 3.67/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Sword In The Stone is a cool new sport route on the First Tier of Avalon. It climbs the face and knife-edge arete left of Mists of Avalon. Start 25' left of Mists of Avalon, below some broken slabs with loose rock. Scramble up the slabs to a ledge below a small overhang. Climb up and left past three bolts (cracked horizontal hold in here) and several small overhangs to a stance at the base of the arete. Work up the knife-edge arete (crux) past three more bolts to a bulge. Clip a final bolt and cruise to the anchor.

Submitted by: clohse on 2009-07-25
Views: 769
Route ID: 101022

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: girlclimb on 2014-08-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun route

follows the arret fun climbg

Added: 2014-09-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jpjpjp on 2011-08-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great Arete Climb

This was an awesome route that had a great view and awesome feeling of exposure when on the arete!

Added: 2011-08-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: elizaclimb on 2010-10-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sword in the Stone

OS w/ Zach

Added: 2010-10-31

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: andrea37 on 2010-06-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice and in the shade

Solid 9 climb up the arete.

Added: 2010-07-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: clohse on 2008-08-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun Arete

A pleasant climb all around. Maybe just so so rock quality, but it's still a winner.

Added: 2009-07-25