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White Whale - 5.7

Average Rating = 3.83/5 Average Rating : 3.83 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.11/5
  Scenery 4.11/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

A fantastic 3 pitch route up the center of the left book. Climb a finger crack to a small roof which is passed on the left. Belay at a tree on a ledge. Pitch 2 climbs an amazing finger and hand crack into a pod. Pitch 3 pulls over some bulges to the a huge forested ledge. Portection on the third pitch is a bit scarce, but the whole route is soft for the grade. Walk off to the left.

Submitted by: atg200 on 2001-10-16
Views: 1154
Route ID: 5334

27 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ghaywood on 2013-07-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars What a blast!

Great route. I took the second pitch, and I was a long one.

Added: 2013-07-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: JonStein118 on 2011-05-22 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Onsight

I lead the first pitch - Crux - and the last pitch. Justin lead the middle pitch.
The last pitch was a bit of route finding and I ended up finding a face section with good holds just above my last good pro placement. This section ran out for a good 20 feet before the next available piece of pro. A bit scary but I just had to push through it to finish the climb. Not a good place to fall. It felt good despite the fall potential.

Added: 2011-05-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 2010-07-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice route

Fun

Added: 2011-05-17

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: acherry on 2010-09-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun

I lead 8+ in Eldo and I thought this was about as hard - maybe Eldo 8. Pretty run out in sections too, especially if you do the 3rd pitch of The Dog.

Added: 2010-09-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: andrea37 on 2010-06-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Not sure

I think we did the first pitch of White Whale, 2nd pitch of The Dog and the 3rd pitch of Manifest Destiny. Fun warm up and good place to get used to Lumpy climbing.

Added: 2010-07-07

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