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34. Swords Of Zanzibar (5.9) ** - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

(from the Falcon Guide) ** The ledge ends at a large dead pine. Two cracks start at ground level by this pine-this is the left crack. You can also start this route from the ledge.

Submitted by: duskerhu on 2002-09-11
Views: 369
Route ID: 23843

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Crack_Addict_Ty on 2009-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Tape up for this grinder

Fun route, with some tricky moves. Good jamming technique will cruise you to the top, but note that this rock is full of quatz crystals.

Added: 2009-10-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: short-stack on 2007-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Watch out for the barn door!

Definitely a tricky 5.9, there were a few face holds near the top that I was happy to see! My two guy friends who climbed the route both risked barn dooring where the crack suddenly jumps to the left, but i had an easier time traversing a bit lower.

Added: 2007-08-14