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70a - 5.7

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Bolts to chains.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Not in guide book. Shares chains with Broken Keg Blues (70). Guide book shows routes 70 and 71 sharing anchors, not so. Beer Barrel Arete (71) has own anchors, while Broken Keg Blues (70) and this route, 70a, share anchors. This is my favorite of the climbs on Haystack Rock simply because it starts off more vertical and gets off the thin slab for a while.

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Submitted by: getoutmore on 2007-11-06
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Route ID: 90495

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: getoutmore on 2007-10-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 70a, 5.7

Best route on Haystack Rock. Could be a 5.8 for the first 20' or so.

Added: 2007-11-06