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Where Buzzards Dare - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
R
1
Mixed, 3 bolts
80
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

4th Climb to the right from the arete. Starts on an overhung bulge with a pine tree on a ledge, 2 bolts. Once on the ledge, climb bulge to slab clipping one bolt immediately. Fix gear in horizontal and runout to top.

Descent Options:

One bolt and eyehook or walkoff.

Submitted by: clemsonscooby on 2008-06-23
Views: 630
Route ID: 94354

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: anonymi on 2009-03-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice line, shame about the ledge

You can get a couple of med cams in the crackline that runs up behind the big pine tree to protect the slab, which is dirty from no traffic. The old craggers atlas suggests just going to the big tree and lowering off (under a different route name), which is probably what most people do. Too bad, since its a nice natural line to the top of the crag.

Added: 2009-03-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: clemsonscooby on 2008-06-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun Lock-offs

Pulling the bulge to the ledge was a lot of fun. The lock-off's were hard. Upper section is very slabby, with the occasional thank god hold. Best if TR'ed.

Added: 2008-06-23