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Ithaca Connection - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 40
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
G
2
rack with small stuff
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

[From Bozeman Rock CLimbs 3rd Ed] Ten feet left of Behind Blue Eyes is another crack system with a hand crack starting about 30' up. Pitch 1 (5.9) follows this system and ends atop a small, flat platform just below the largest step in the ridge. Pitch 2 (5.9-) ascends the river face of the large step past a few bolts. Belay atop this large step.

Descent Options:

Follow Skyline, rappel west (over Crystal Caper) frm a bolted anchor (2 ropes 50m) or climb up another 20' and scramble off right (4th class) following ledges on the formation's south face.

Submitted by: gaalsent on 2009-08-12
Last Modified: 2010-06-07
Views: 1212
Route ID: 101290

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: trevzilla on 2011-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ithaca Connection

Fun, Clean, Beautiful route! Highly recommended!

Added: 2011-05-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: armadaskier175 on 2010-09-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great route

One of the better canyon 5.9's. Takes gear fairly well. Do it if your in the area

Added: 2010-09-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gaalsent on 2009-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Top out of Sky King

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Added: 2009-08-12