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When Gravity Fails - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.25/5 Average Rating : 4.25 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 14
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Martin Hackworth, Ed Pearsall, 1982
Rock (Trad)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


hand crack start to a horizontal ledge with some funky balancy moves that widens into an offwidth that requires some imagination (and the occasional 18" body cam), with a couple ledges leading up to a roof for good rest. must top out through some small brush to reach a tree with some fixed slings to rap off. faces SE for early season and morning warmth

Submitted by: morlebeke on 2008-06-07
Views: 895
Route ID: 85022

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climberclif on 2010-04-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .


Added: 2010-04-03

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

4 out of 5 stars fun stuff

trick sandy top out

Added: 2009-03-25

  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: tallnik on 2007-11-19 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars damn... so close

Hard 5.9... a wee sand-bagged, but that's part of the RED trad experience. Fell once on lead, would like to get it clean one day.

Added: 2007-11-19

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: morlebeke on 2007-03-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Oh Man!

Just a blast, some crazy positions, and I can't wait to try it again when I get back there! (so I can make it all the way up, a work in progress for me) Was dry in early spring

Added: 2007-04-15