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West Face - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (12)
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Rock
three bad pins with high groundfall - usually top-roped
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.33/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Begin on the left side of the White Spire's West Face. Crux moves are down low and require a long reach into a shallow mono; crank the mono past the first pin to an obvious undercling. Climb up onto the thin ridge right of the undercling and follow it all the way across the face past the second pin. Follow the edge of the face up and left to the summit anchors. Good steep rappel from the summit.

Submitted by: rck_climber on 2001-09-14
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Route ID: 3389

12 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: geosean on 2012-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars wouldnt want to lead

really bouldery feel. good grippy rock

Added: 2012-04-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: MJCMAJIC on 2005-05-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A bit of a maze

I got cornfused on this one, but it ended up ok. Some nice holes the pro is kind of dispersed. I put in some of my own stuff while working it out.

Added: 2010-08-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: jtjhnsn on 2007-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars West Face

Fun route. Tricky for people that don't have a long reach to get to the undercling right above the first pin.

Added: 2007-09-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: polarwid on 1983-05-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars One of my favorites

Top-roped, then lead on this day...got it so wired that I free-soloed it many times in the afternoons after I got off of work as a climbing ranger. The top left trending traverse was always exposed and scary.

Added: 2007-04-18

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: bread_delivery on 2006-11-10 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-11-10

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