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Sky King - 5.11c

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 50
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Bill Dockins, Kim Keating
Rock (Trad)
standard rack with small stuff
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)


Several parallel left-leaning cracks and discontinuous seams are situated left of SKyline's chimney start. Start up the right crack (first crack left of SKyline chimney) then traverse left 10' to a wide diagonal crack. The route continues directly above through a swath of pink rock (11c) to awide diagonal crack. The route continues directly above to the top of the step, but a sligh zig-zag right and up along the diagonal then zag back left may be required to establish yourself in the upper crack. Small wired stoppers and gear to 2.5"

Descent Options:

Least complicated descent is to downclimb Skyline's chimney right of the route. Otherwise climb to top of Skyline's 3rd pitch and descend under Crystal Caper.

Submitted by: gaalsent on 2009-08-12
Last Modified: 2010-06-07
Views: 879
Route ID: 101289

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: Suhbrand on 2011-06-04 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars hard

flashed but had to give it everything through the crux... weird moves, sustained, but stellar finish.

Added: 2011-06-05

  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gaalsent on 2009-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Pumpy

Great line with decent pro; watch out for the pump

Added: 2009-08-12