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Conads (aka Conan's Gonads) - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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rack to 4", an extra hand-sized piece or 2 could help although stoppers are often available
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

This is a great, steep, 5.9 crack pitch on the west face of the Lower Twin Owls. Scramble up to the cliff and identify a roof-capped stem slot with the long, left-leaning finger to off-width crack rising out of it. The crack climbing on this pitch is quite varied and there is no real off-width. After one long pitch to a ledge, either rap back to your packs from slings (single 60 barely works if you rap uphill), or, better, continue with Wolf's Tooth or Tiger's Tooth (just up the ramp from the finish).

Submitted by: takeme on 2004-05-28
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Route ID: 53517

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: andrea37 on 2010-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A bit of everything

a rap with a 60 is pretty sketchy, even when rapping uphill. Might be better off with a 70 or walking off, or continuing up to summit. Pulling the roof is a fun move--twin cracks provide great hand placements. Gets a little wide and steep then eases up a bit.

Added: 2010-08-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2010-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great route

Not sure if a 60 will reach on a rap, a 70 may be needed. Sweet crack climbing and luckily the initial roof isn't bad so you can warmup a little before it is strenuous. Cams to #4 will be good with emphasis on .5-2 inch.

Added: 2010-08-03

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: schveety on 2005-10-22 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Awesome handcrack, loved this pitch........

Added: 2005-10-22

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: slobmonster on 2001-06-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2001-06-28