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Return to Balance - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (8)
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Rock (Sport)
G
bolts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

From the top of the trail, head left past several bolted lines. This is the route furthest left on this wall. Locate the sculpted scoop/groove feature on the left side of an attractive wall. Go big at the 3rd bolt and ponder the balancy crux above. Reach left around the arete for a sloper and a hidden pocket or crimp and edge straight up the groove to bigger and better holds. Information obtained from redriverclimbing.com

Submitted by: lena_chita on 2009-06-08
Last Modified: 2010-02-11
Views: 616
Route ID: 100144

8 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gogalac on 2012-11-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars return to balance

every single move on this thing is good! this and bathtub mary are possibly the best 5.11a's at muir

Added: 2012-11-25

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: faustiandeal on 2012-04-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lots of fun

Tough to look at this line without wanting to climb it. Fun moves, technical arete with hidden holds around the side and some big moves at the bottom = pretty awesome climb.

Added: 2012-04-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: warrenw on 2011-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great route.

Great route with multiple memorable moves.

Added: 2011-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: clemsonscooby on 2011-04-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Techy

Some reachy moves with a technical crux. Get your groove on!

Added: 2011-05-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2010-06-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2010-09-04

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