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Fat City - 5.10c

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Rock (Trad)
G
3
Slightly flaring hand crack. Standard Lumpy rack, nuts mixed cams etc.
300
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Probably one of the most recognizable routes on the Book as it cuts through the arching roof just left of the Howling at the Moon Dihedral. Start about 15' left of said dihedral, jamming a 8+/9- flaring hand crack, to a set of bolts about 20' below the roof (there is also a pin immediately to the left of the bolts). Follow the thin crack (10a/b) to a short traverse to a giant bolt below the roof. Jam to the crack cutting through the back of the roof and out to the break in the roof. Make the move over the roof (crux, 10c) and belay here for good communication. For P3, follow the right arching layback crack (9+) to just below the cave. Pick your poison for the exit, but I suggest Cheap Date.

Descent Options:

Pick an exit pitch (Cheap Date, Outlander, The Cave, etc.) and then take the descent chimneys to the east (low fifth class).

Submitted by: qlenae on 2008-07-10
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Route ID: 72686

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: glahhg on 2013-08-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars :)

onsight

Added: 2013-08-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dew4theq on 2007-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Really good route

P1 was tons of fun. P2 really put me to the test and I'm really glad I didn't fall. The rest, well, it's real good after P2 and eases up. It was tons o' fun.

Added: 2008-11-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: mtat76 on 2008-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Followed Guy

OS P1, then followed Guy for the rest. Absolutely one of the best routes out there by far! Finish up on Cheap Date for a spectacular finish!

Added: 2008-07-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fubar on 2008-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Lightning City

Finished this in a light slushy rain. Typical CO summer day, I guess. Easy to link pitches 1-2 or 2-3, though watch for drag.

Added: 2008-06-20

Ratings
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: qlenae on 2004-07-25 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2004-07-25