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East Ridge - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

About thirty feet up the north face is a ledge leading out to a crack on the south face. Layback up the crack (hard at the top) and pull to the ridge with a hidden hold. Belay beneath the overhanging headwall. Clip as high as you can on the bolt ladder, then step right and climb the edge (crux, exposed) and then left above the overhang to the slabs on the south face. Join the standard route to the top.

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-02-07
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Route ID: 11743

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jmeizis on 2013-04-07 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Amazing!

This is one of, if not the best climb, I've done in The Flatirons, maybe even Colorado. There are definitely some sketchy bits but the cruxes are well protected. Really fun climbing. Guidebook gives it 5.10c, I'd agree with that.

Added: 2013-04-08

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: franzr on 1996-08-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Not sustained...but good

I did this when the bolts were pretty bad, so it was more exciting. Still, the crux was super short and most of the route was mellow. The spire is so awesome, though, and it's cool to be on the crest of a thin fin.

Added: 2007-04-11

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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: solonomad on 1999-06-09 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

tough overhanging wall and the crux has quite a few hidden holds that are marvelous once you find them. Many holds are quite a stretch and rappelling down is the best part of this wall!

Witnessed by: ruthie, mike, greg
Added: 1999-06-09

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: polarwid on 1991-01-01 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 1991-01-01