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Hand Job Direct - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Nuts, triple set hand sized, 1 or 2 4 Friends/3.5 Camalots. Definately bring at least 3 3.5 Friends
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Hike left along the base of Cynical Pinnacle. The first obvious handcrack you see is Handjob Direct. Climb the beautiful but toothy crack for one pitch to a big ledge. Continue up another route or descend a gully left of the route(involves some scrambling). Great pitch with an awkward and strenuous section of jamming down low.

Submitted by: uncle_big_green on 2003-01-22
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Route ID: 5785

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: plantmandan on 2011-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First pitch only

We only did the first pitch because we had no offwidth gear. It's good and technical. Crack technique is essential.

Added: 2011-09-17

Red Point Red Point ascent by: atg200 on 2001-09-12 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2001-09-12