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Helicopter - V5

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty V5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 1.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 1.50/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

The ultra classic problem for Morrison. This will be one of the hardest V-5s you ever climb. If you blow the last move you will find out how the problem got its name. Start on 2 obvious underclings, and slap left for a good sloper. Using intensive foot beta move right through crimpers to the low and then high rail. Switch a right hand to an undercling, and finish by throwing right into a crack.

Submitted by: beckerw on 2003-03-17
Views: 686
Route ID: 4698

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty V5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jpjpjp on 2012-03-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First V5

This is an awesome route with tons of different beta. Well worth it to work the problem and figure out some of your own beta. It helps you to figure out your strengths as a climber. Sent this on my second day of working it, while it was snowing.

Here is a quick video too... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS4DYg74SJg&feature=youtu.be

Added: 2012-03-03

Ratings
  Difficulty V5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: mcernie on 2007-12-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars way hard for v5

took me more tries than 'tommy's arete' in lower chaos. but it's pretty sweet once you dial in the beta that works for you. wouldn't scoff if someone rated it an easy v6.

Added: 2007-12-13

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: rainontin on 2006-02-04 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Hard for V5

Added: 2006-02-04

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: jcinco on 2004-12-09 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Holy smokes! I've climbed higher graded problems, but this up there with the most work I've ever put into a problem. Every movement had to be just right.

Added: 2004-12-09

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: sparky on 2002-02-13 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

pain in the ass

Witnessed by: stevematthys
Added: 2002-02-13

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