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Vertical Smile - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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6 bolts, 24" sling, 2 bolt anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Stick clip the first bolt, or don't. After 2nd bolt traverse up and left looping tunnel/pocket. Follow the line of bolts up the bulging headwall on pockets and edges

Submitted by: admin on 2003-03-01
Views: 399
Route ID: 10944

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: JMac on 2012-08-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Interesting and enjoyable climbing

Precarious, but moderate climbing on bad rock to get to the first, rusty bolt. Doesn't feel safe until the second bolt is clipped. 20 to 30 ft of steep and fun moderate climbing brings you to an interesting crux near the top. Ends up being a really fun route but would feel a lot better with a stick clip.

Added: 2012-08-19

Red Point Red Point ascent by: dobbsboy on 2001-04-05 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

similar climbing to "turn your head and cough" just a little thinner and more sustained!

Added: 2001-04-05