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Up Swift Creek Without a Paddle - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.67/5 Average Rating : 3.67 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
Finger to hand size crack (no bigger than the Friend #4)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


This sustained line, located in a dihedral just right of Prime Directive. Layback or Jam the black crack to anchors (slings and a hexentric cam) just beneath a roof.

Descent Options:

Rappel from the anchors.

Submitted by: kekeko on 2008-06-07
Views: 1194
Route ID: 90091

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2009-12-15 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars stiff for the grade

thought it was harder than cruising lane and headstone surfer. regardless, super fun.

Added: 2009-12-15

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leewee on 2009-03-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Really cool

fun splitter layback and thin hands climbing

Added: 2009-03-25

  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: kekeko on 2007-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A sustained climb...

It's sad that the climb is not longer... Layback and/or Jam this sustained crack to an anchors. 1 x 60m rope.

Added: 2007-10-27