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Andromeda Strain - 5.10b popular

Average Rating = 4.42/5 Average Rating : 4.42 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (15)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Climb the diehedral. This is a burly lead. Bronaugh has this listed as 10a, Jarrard has this listed as 10d. I say it is somewhere in the 10.burly range. If you have the gear you can sew it up.

Submitted by: gripped on 2006-09-19
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Route ID: 14773

15 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: keegan540 on 2010-11-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars top rope

followed this after Alan got the send

Added: 2010-12-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2010-09-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2010-09-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: AJones on 2006-05-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great climb

But did feel harder than other 10a gear climbs I did in the Gorge; including Rock Wars, Headstone surfer, etc.

Added: 2010-05-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2009-10-04 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Andromeda Strain

C'mon guys, this is 5.9 (no plus) at any other crags in the east: Gunks, Looking Glass, New River Gorge, T-wall, North Conway. A very good route, the splooge halfway up detracts a little bit. No real crux but lots of good climbing. Take as many yellow and blue cams as you can get your hands on.

Added: 2009-10-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: currupt4130 on 2009-05-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Felt harder than 9+

But still cool as hell. Fun climb, awesome jams, gear for miles, amazing. Climb this guy and you won't forget it.

Added: 2009-05-17

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