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The Open Book - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.80/5 Average Rating : 4.80 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Standard rock rack,1 set nuts,1 set TCU's, 2 each cams #1-3.5, 1 #4
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.20/5
  Rock Quality 4.60/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.80/5

Description:

6-ish pitches of great jamming in an alpine setting. See the attached topo of the route.

Submitted by: jtcronk on 2002-08-01
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Route ID: 21378

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7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: TomSimenc on 2011-09-03 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Excellent Day!

Fun climbing with a great summit. I think the pin on the summit pitch is gone so you have to run it out. Also makes it pretty tricky to protect the follower from a swing. Epic looking off-fingers splitter going left from the top of the first pitch.

Added: 2011-09-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mtnkid85 on 2009-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of the better climbs of my life!

The 5th pitch the best pitch of my life?
Fantastic route, not very fun descent, pull your ropes carefully.

Added: 2009-07-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: elvislegs on 2008-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars car to car

going car to car makes for a very long day.

Added: 2008-09-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rockslide1 on 2007-03-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars the book

best route in the sawtooths every pitch is fun

Added: 2007-03-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: hansonma on 2006-09-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Finger of Fate - Open Book

Hiked in at night. Great climb.

Added: 2007-02-09

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