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Smears for Tears - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Jake Mergenthaler and Paul Travis, 2000
Rock (Sport)
Bolts, chains, and chains on tree (last pitch)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


3 pitch route with lots of finger pockets and little for the feet. Good views looking down into Trout Creek Canyon from every pitch. Note, last pitch is NOT 70' like stated in guide book, more like 110'. Lots of lose rock and unstable holds on every pitch.

Descent Options:

Rappel (3 single ropes or 2 double ropes).

Submitted by: getoutmore on 2007-11-05
Views: 438
Route ID: 90459

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: getoutmore on 2007-11-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Smears for Tears, 5.10a

My first multi-pitch! And I got it all clean too. Really hated the lack of feet on this route, but impressed myself by making it up the second (5.10a) pitch clean as Howard didn't make it clean until the third try.

Added: 2007-11-05