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West Face - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Fixed pins & gear to 2"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Great route right of Hair City that takes the obvious crack going up and right. P1 ends at a fixed anchor on the W Arete route from here rap to the base or continue to the top of the Giant Flake. Last pitch is a long one taking the roof/crack right of the 3rd Hair City pitch. Best if ya do the .11a start taking the thin crack at the base. Other variations include going straight up (instead of pulling left) at the crux on P1(one move .11b).

Submitted by: verticalturtle on 2004-06-09
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Route ID: 54207

6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mankypin on 2007-09-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars West Face

Awkward face moves and tough to back up the last pin, runout 5.7 at the top

Added: 2007-09-09

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  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
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  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: franzr on 1997-03-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars OK

This route feels pretty wild; I like West Buttress or Hair City better, though.

Added: 2007-04-11

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: bryson on 2005-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2005-04-08

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: eviljay on 1994-05-08 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 1994-05-08

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: bubbahotep on 1985-06-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 1985-06-17

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