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41. Old Number Nine (5.7) ** - 5.7

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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


(from the Falcon Guide) ** A good newbie route. A large boulder leans against the wall. Climb the clean corner to the dead pine, then zip to the top.

Submitted by: duskerhu on 2002-09-11
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Route ID: 23850

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: chadnsc on 2007-05-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Way more information than you may need. . .

The climb itself is a bit less than vertical (85 degrees) with ample spots for protection. The upper crack is wide with ample opportunities to be creative with jamming. Personally I think the grade is a bit soft.

130’ tall route

The route begins with a low angle traverse requiring small stoppers (#2-4) or small cams (#0 or 00 Friends).

The middle section is 1.5”- 2.5” wide crack running up and the left. Bring cams (#2-3 Friends) or large stoppers (#5-8).

The vertical crack itself is 6" wide and flaring requiring you to stem outside and lie back. Bring at least one large cam (#3.5 Friend) or #8-9 hex.

Once you get to the large patch of trees I recommend heading left as it is protect able with nuts (#3-5) and cams (#7.5-1.5 Friends). If you head right it is a 20' unprotect able slab

If you’ve gone left you can anchor to a large tree (bring 48” sling) and several shallow cracks ( #5 stopper and pink tricam recommended). Bring 20’ loop cord and two 48” slings.

Added: 2007-05-29

Onsight Onsight ascent by: chadnsc on 2006-10-21 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2006-10-21

Flash Flash ascent by: brewtoad on 2004-10-25 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2004-10-25

Onsight Onsight ascent by: jimthespider on 1998-07-16 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 1998-07-16