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Robin's Surprise - 5.10b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Gear up to a #2 camalot. Bolts on the face for the second pitch, to a flared crack that takes good pro higher up.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


A hard 5.10. The first pitch follows the flake directly to the left of Batman and Robin. The second pitch follows the prominent face up a bolted section to a nice vertical splitter for a spectacular finish. The bolted section has a tendency to feel very run-out, as the bolts are few and far between.

Descent Options:

Rap off the back of the pinnacle. Then choose to climb Batman Rock, or fourth class scramble down a variety of gullies.

Submitted by: pswade on 2007-09-20
Views: 579
Route ID: 88702

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: pswade on 2007-09-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Hardest Second Ever

I led the first pitch, (the easy 5.6 flake) and followed the second and much more difficult second pitch. The bolted section is a maze of feldspar crystals and tiny crimp ledges. Long arms help make stretch clips easier. Bail biners can often be found here, so the booty awaits!

Added: 2007-09-20