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South Face Direct - 5.11b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (8)
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Bolts, few small nuts and cams for upper crack.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

A good 4-pitch route up the steep, smooth granite of the left face (right of Unknown??? 5.8). Pitch 1 is a steep, bolted 5.10 slab route that angles up and left across Unknown??? to a 2-bolt belay 80' up. Pitch 2 moves up the slab w/ a spot of 5.8 and ends another 80' higher at a 2-bolt belay. Pitch 3 scambles easy (5.0) slab to a belay ledge under the prominent summit roof. Walk left to descend or continue on to summit. Pitch 4 is an excellent bolted 5.11 pitch over the roof to the summit.

Submitted by: rck_climber on 2001-09-18
Views: 906
Route ID: 3911

8 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: overzealous on 2010-08-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun...

Kind of a one move wonder. Good climb though.

Added: 2010-08-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: percious on 2007-10-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Climbing with Tristan

Did the first 3 pitches. I believe the last pitch should be considered a separate climb. 5.10b for the first pitch 5.9 for the second 5.0R for the last. 2 and 3 can be combined. I hung the last pitch.

Added: 2007-10-15

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ichris on 2007-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars tough stuff

followed on the first pitch. begins with tough (but fun) moves, harder than 10b if you asked me, but continues with great stuff. be warned that the 5.0 finish is not protected at all. if you are at all spooked the rappell is easy enough. just remember to tie knots at the ends of your rope.

Added: 2007-03-20

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  Difficulty
Red Point Red Point ascent by: zozo on 2004-05-22 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

We just did the first pitch. Nasty first bolt placement and crux moves right at the start and a wicked fall if you blow it. Grabs your attention early!

Added: 2004-05-22

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: coclimber26 on 2004-05-21 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Got a little air time after the second bolt..went back and figured out the moves....8-.9 after that...fun climb.

Witnessed by: zozo
Added: 2004-05-21

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