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Pillar route - 5.11a

Average Rating = 3.25/5 Average Rating : 3.25 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock (Sport)
PG13
1
bolts
70
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.67/5
  Scenery 2.67/5
  Fun Factor 3.67/5

Description:

As you arrive at Scorched earth, the trail hits the wall right in front of a pillar that has two routes on it. This route is the bolted line on the left. Climb easy ledges to the first bolt then onto a blank looking face. use a good finger crack to get to a small ramp underneath a roof. There are some tricky moves to get up on there, then traverse right under the roof to an old anchor. You can lower here, but there is about 15 more feet of fun climbing to another set of chains. The Climbs of SW Montana puts this at 11d which is a stretch. I'd give it 11a, and most people like to downgrade it even more. A great solid route.

Submitted by: kprond on 2010-03-28
Last Modified: 2010-11-07
Views: 512
Route ID: 103986

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Suhbrand on 2011-10-22 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars under the roof

heady... don't know but putting my foot less than an inch from my draw makes me kinda think hard about that foot

Added: 2011-10-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climb-high on 2010-05-23 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars -

took it under the roof to the pillar crack anchors

Added: 2010-05-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dfux86 on 2010-04-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun warm up

Well bolted, with a thoughtful traverse under the roof. None of the holds broke off while climbing, which is a first for this area.

Added: 2010-04-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kprond on 2010-03-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great

A really fun route! Very solid rock...the crux is definitely traversing under the roof.

Added: 2010-03-28