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Cutting Edge - 5.11c

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
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Rock (Trad)
0.75" to 2.0" & 1 4.0" plus 5 bolts (3 for pro & 2 for anchors)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Same as Spark Plug, follow a finger crack in a right-facing corner for about 40 feet or so to a big ledge on your left. You can chill here. Then step right and follow an edge that angles up and right for about 50-60 feet and varies in size from 0.25" to maybe 1.0". The footholds are mostly smears or heel-hooks. A pumpfest to the belay.

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Lower off

Submitted by: buoux on 2007-08-03
Views: 746
Route ID: 56256

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: buoux on 1987-10-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Robert Finlay & I were in the area of Smooth As Silk & I looked up at the route-to-be and asked him why hadn't it been done ('cause it seemed to be such an obvious line). He said "I don't know,...why don't you do it?" I told him that it didn't look hard, maybe 5.8 or so. So he says, "Yeah, 5.8..... or 5.11!" I thought this was Bob being a little dramatic, but......

Added: 1987-10-10