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Boxtop Traverse - 5.9

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad) (Sport)
Hand & finger size cams
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Actually 3 pitches including Corridor Crack. From the Corridor Crack anchors, boulder moves to the right gain access to the summit block hand traverse. A birth-canal exit move under the summit block provides access to a gear belay. The final pitch can be the old 5.9r or the recently bolted 5.9 (3 bolts) on the NW arete.

Descent Options:

Single rope rap from the summit block anchors into the Corridor.

Submitted by: ucanyrock on 2007-09-25
Views: 629
Route ID: 88997

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ucanyrock on 2006-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars none

A wacky hand traverse with an absurd exit move. Good exposure on solid rock but a bit manky at the start of the traverse. Yuor second will appreciate more gear placements. A fun, adventurous summit!

Added: 2007-09-25