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Xenolith - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.29/5 Average Rating : 4.29 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (12)
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5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.57/5
  Scenery 3.71/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

One of the few face climbs in the area. The first few moves are the crux on this climb. Very balancy and technical. Be careful clipping that bolt. Climb straight up on some interesting rock. This 5.9 felt harder to me than any of the 5.10's I climbed that day. There is a potential second pitch to this but its very easy and the anchors at the top need to be replaced with something alittle more sturdy in my opinion. Do it if you want but it's not a pitch I would reccommend.

Submitted by: zozo on 2004-11-06
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Route ID: 61561

12 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Rock_rat13 on 2012-05-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

Some balancy moves at the bottom, then it's easy sailing to the top. Only bad part is the flakes of rock that want to peel off the top of the climb. Makes it a little sketchy at the top.

Added: 2012-05-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: MJCMAJIC on 2009-06-03 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars NOT A CLIMB FOR KIDS

this climb is under rated.........The first moves clearly eliminate a 4 hold security thus making it a 5.10a. It is a fun climb because of proximity to the jagged quary walls

Added: 2010-08-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gwalk746 on 2009-10-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Best route on the Quarry

Super fun route with tons of good foot placement.

Added: 2009-10-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Uboat509PIB on 2009-05-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Tough Friction Climb

Three of us tried but could not get past the second bolt on lead.

Added: 2009-08-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ThatMikey on 2009-06-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Xenolith

Okay.

Added: 2009-06-12

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