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5.8+ - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.13a
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Submitted by: climbingfaith on 2006-05-12
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Route ID: 76595

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.13a
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: csiebsen on 2012-05-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars I'm not sure this is really a 5.8+

I'm guessing this is somebody's idea of a joke, naming this route 5.8+. In the Falcon guide by Farris it's listed as 5.?, which normally means he couldn't climb it himself or find somebody who did.

20 feet up is a monster ledge that juts out 4 feet, then it's a straight up another 4 feet with nothing to hang on to but a finger crack 6 inches from the bottom. I tried it last weekend but was pretty much stumped. I don't know what this should be rated, but I'm certain it's not a 5.8+. I found another site where a guy said it was harder than Genetic Control which is 5.13a.

What kind of person names a route with a rating anyway?

Added: 2012-05-01