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First Blood - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.40/5 Average Rating : 4.40 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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8 bolts, 2 bolted anchors on top
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.67/5
  Scenery 4.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Route is to the immediate right of a large flake, and is easily recognizable because the top anchor bolts are directly below an overhanging roof. This is a very nice crack climb, which can also double as lead practice. Lots of bomber crack holds.

Submitted by: jeep4evr on 2006-10-29
Views: 792
Route ID: 66896

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: eh57393 on 2011-06-19 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great climb

This one is a beauty. Difficulty increases towards the top, but I don't think this one ever broke out of 5.8 territory. Crux is the last couple of moves before the anchors, moving under the roof.

Added: 2011-11-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: bigfatrock on 2009-09-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Second time and still fun

After climbing this a second time two years latter I would say this climb is definitely a 5.9. Sustained 5.8 with a couple 5.9 moves. Really fun route though.

Added: 2009-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: thewyseclimber on 2008-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fantastic

great climb, sustained 5.9 fun all the way to fat anchors. did it fall '06 but it's not in the guidebook.

Added: 2008-06-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bigfatrock on 2007-08-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome Route

Very aesthetic route, great moves, just flat out fun. The crux is high moving to the anchors. I would say it's a fairy sustained 5.8.

Added: 2007-08-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: cyberb0b on 2006-11-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First Blood

I think this is the one just inches to the south of the Pinnacle. Easy climb, except for reaching the three bolt finish a few feet to the right.

Added: 2006-11-14

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