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Africa 5.9 *** - 5.9

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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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Splitter hand crack to alcove. Classic!

Update: The second pitch is not to be missed. Bring a couple of larger pieces for the start of P2.

Submitted by: gripped on 2002-03-25
Views: 921
Route ID: 849

8 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: ngolden02 on 2016-09-03 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars followed again on tr from top

of 2nd pitch- be careful sammy fell from the sandy topout onto a ledge- #3 c4 held him

Added: 2016-09-06

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: ngolden02 on 2015-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars sammy's lead

Followed Sammy's lead. Definitely felt super comfortable in the hand crack. Climbed p1 only.

Added: 2015-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2013-04-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great line

that feels much easier than Curving Crack at 5.8. The crux is a really fun move. A must do for the crack conniseur (sp).

Added: 2013-04-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2009-12-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars ...

awesome route

Added: 2009-12-28

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: jajen on 2006-06-22 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

SWEET line - thanks to Rich Gottlieb (Gunks) and Tom Seibert for finding this gem "back in the day" (mid 70's)

Witnessed by: Dylan, Page, Hannah
Added: 2006-06-22

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