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Journey to Ixtlan - 5.12a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Great, sustained 4-pitch route up steep slabs on the Tail's right side, right of Future Chic. Pitch 1 has a wild undercling and layback moves under the roof - set pro carefully, can deck-out on a long fall. Pitch 2 moves up thin face climbing. Pitch 3 scales a thin crack up and right over a big roof. Pitch 4 works up and left on a horizontal crack to an easy slabby exit crack.

Submitted by: rck_climber on 2001-10-07
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Route ID: 4770

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  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: stevecurtis on 1998-10-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars excellent varied climb

First pitch is a desperate layback. Next a run out seam to a slab, protected by a 3/16 star driver. You are very close to it at the 10D section. After this, a roof protected with aliens. It is possible to continue right above the roof at runout 5.10.

Added: 2009-10-28