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Rooster Tail - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


A fun climb with two very different cruxes. The left-most climb on the face. The start has burly 5.9 hands jams, while the crux is at the top--take the steep left-leaning thin crack instead of following the main crack (which gets chossy). Walk off.

Submitted by: takeme on 2004-02-11
Views: 412
Route ID: 48515

3 Ascents Recorded

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: briarpatch on 2005-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2005-09-05

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: berkly on 2005-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Seconded robs fine lead of this line. most of the time i had a somewhat secure jam, but the feet got thin down to smears at times.

Added: 2005-06-29

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leinosaur on 2005-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

whew! fun lead, listed in guidebook as "9+", must have missed that "take thin crack to the left" as I just went with the choss - actually didn't notice it gettin' too chossy, but I was training atop Elk Mountain before this trip so a touch of choss don't scare me, nohow! I thought crux was maybe 2/3 of way up crack where it gets good & wide with just big hairy crystals to jam behind . . . thank goodness for the tape!

Witnessed by: berkly
Added: 2005-06-29