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Northcutt Direct Start to Bastille Crack - 5.10d

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (31)
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Thin to fingers, a couple of fixed pins or bolts.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

About 15 feet to the left of Bastille Crack is a thin crack in a dihedral running up almost to the first belay on Bastille Crack. Climb it. At the top you have to make a blind step to the right onto hidden holds. This is the crux but it is well protected.

Submitted by: stevematthys on 2003-08-19
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Route ID: 10413

31 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: elizaclimb on 2010-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Northcutt Direct

with wes

Added: 2010-07-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: breaksteel on 2008-06-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Why not

Well we had this top roped and I figured Id try it. I was not able to pull through the crux. Tough ruff, traverse type move I just didn't have the energy to pull through. Not bad for a 10b climber though.

Added: 2008-06-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: TKinCroatia on 1989-04-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars same as bastille

this was a while ago for me. it was cool

Added: 2007-06-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: okieterry on 1978-06-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars one of my first 5.10s

with john blumenthal, with my mom and dad watching below!

Added: 2007-01-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lumpy on 2007-01-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars fun

good first pitch to outer space, etc

Added: 2007-01-20

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