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Swayback Layback - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.14/5 Average Rating : 3.14 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 27
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 2.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

"Start behind a block and about 3 feet right of a short chimney. Climb straight up to finish in a crack." (From VA, WV, and MD guidebook by Eric Hörst)

Submitted by: aikibujin on 2006-06-22
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Route ID: 15594

9 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: girlclimb on 2012-08-25 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars check

stout 5.8 but good

Added: 2012-08-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gonzaleskevin on 2010-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars onsight lead

This is probably 5.9 and definitely harder than the nearby "Shipley's" crack (5.9). The first gear placement is 20 feet up and it's not very solid.

Added: 2010-06-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: shanes on 2010-06-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars a bit harder than 5.8

way harder!

Added: 2010-06-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: LucianoLima on 2010-04-07 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Tough and Satisfying

I had a tough time until I found the perfect right facing hold. Took me several attempts.

Added: 2010-05-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: cwo2 on 2010-05-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars '

All over the place on this one, but made it to the top...

Added: 2010-05-09

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