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Proboscis - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Gear to 3 inches
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

Longest route on the rock. Begin on the west face near the south end of the rock. Pitch 1, climb the dihedral with great pro and solid moves traverse right to large boulder on south face. ~100ft (5.7) Pitch 2, climb on top of large boulder and jam flaring crack for 10-15 feet until angle of rock decreases. (5.8) Follow to base of thrid pitch. Climb middle of three wide cracks to the top of the "back" Sign the register and rap down Owl. Do two raps to avoid catching your rope.

Submitted by: fredo on 2003-10-16
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Route ID: 42979

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: xen on 2010-08-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars d - back

Very fun climb, liked the log at the summit.

Added: 2010-08-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: klepacabra on 2009-08-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Dragons Back...

really fun lead....and super amazing scenery.....but the hardest part is probably the first ten feet or so of the last pitch with that flared crack....but not to bad....overall a super fun easy 3 pitch climb

Added: 2009-08-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: climbwest on 2009-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Long easy climb

A good long 3 pitch climb. It is all easy climbing except for the flared crack at the beginning of pitch 3, but even that isn't that bad. This is a great route to acess the top.

Added: 2009-05-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: machino on 2009-04-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Proboscis

A good climb but there are better ones on this rock

Added: 2009-04-11

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cyfairrockhound on 2006-11-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars fun

beautiful view worth the low angle climb

Added: 2006-11-22

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