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Wolf's Tooth - 5.8

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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standard rack; #4 camalot
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This is one of my favorite Lumpy routes. It's also one of my favorite chimneys, and one of the best 5.8s I've ever done. It is easy to hike along the ramp at the base of Twin Owls to get to the base, but nicer to climb "Conads" on the Lower Twin Owls first. Wolf's Tooth ascends the left side of the detached pinnacle on the southernmost prow of the Twin Owls. The position is amazing, the chimney protects well and is also highly-featured. The crux is actually getting into the chimney (#4 camalot). The best 2nd pitch steps right to a right-facing 5.9 corner, followed by 5.7 grooves to the top.

Submitted by: takeme on 2004-05-28
Views: 850
Route ID: 53516

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2010-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of my faves

This thing is sweet, just when you think it is going to get rough another crack appears. I would say bring up to the 4.5 Camalot as the 4 would tip out early. I found extras in the finger size to be helpful too. Also, the first fifteen feet stay wet after rain but it really didn't affect the difficulty of the climb. Awesome position at the top of the tooth for the belay.

Added: 2010-08-03

Flash Flash ascent by: gambler on 1981-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 1981-07-20