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Dizzy - 5.8

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bolts, with a piece or two of trad
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.80/5
  Rock Quality 4.40/5
  Scenery 4.40/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

At the left (west) end of the accessible part of Cedar Bluff, where the path goes down to the huge 'cave'. A bouldery start gets you up to the start of a dihedral. Place pro here to protect your second from a boulder-bouncing swing if he or she pops. Go up a bit, and traverse left to the series of bolts protecting the face. You'll have two variations to choose from: the usual 5.7 up the big flakes to the bolted hanging belay, or continue a bit further left to thinner face climbing (5.10) up to the same belay. Bring up your second. From here, either crank a few roof moves at 5.12, or go up the gulley immediately above the belay at 5.8, all bolts. The lead climber will be out of sight of the belayer for most of the second pitch, so communicate clearly. Rap from the bolt anchors, making sure that your rope ends are even before you drop them off; it will be a free hanging rappel. Very fun, very exposed; kinda dramatic from the ground, too. Highly recommended.

Submitted by: jds100 on 2002-06-29
Views: 1100
Route ID: 7940

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jds100 on 1996-07-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars great lead route

slightly bouldery start, set trad gear (cam) for second; followed bolt line of great holds through great exposure up to solid hanging belay. Took gulley for second pitch to finish this great route. Free-hanging rap to the ground.

Added: 2012-07-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: tickbite on 2012-03-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars -

great view at the top

Added: 2012-03-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dhug_soill on 2011-04-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fav So Ill multi pitch

fun beginning, neat exposed finish.

Added: 2012-01-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: umhowaboutpatt on 2010-11-12 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Dizzy

I lead the first pitch an followed on the second. FUn exposed climbing for the last move of the second pitch.

Added: 2010-11-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: matttracyg on 1993-05-07 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Very cool route.

You'll feel really exposed on the 2nd pitch.
Highly recommended.

Added: 2007-09-06

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