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Bourbon Street (5.8+ PG) - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

This is an exceptional line that is comprised of good rock with decent pro. A solid step up from Frogland and an excellent option if Frogland is packed to the gills. {Note: Check the Photos section above for the Topo for this route} Start 25' left of Frogland in a corner (finger crack) just past the little step across on the ledge system at the base of Frogland. Pitch 1: Work up the crack, then step right into the left facing corner. Head up to the first belay of Frogland. 120', 5.7 Pitch 2: Start as per the 2nd pitch of Frogland, but as you work left up the ramp, when you come to the perfect crack heading straight up- take it. This crack heads up and then ends after a striking finger section. Move right to another crack and follow this to a cozy belay ledge. 120', 5.8+ Pitch 3: Head up the slot and through some bushes, and then head straight up the easy face above to a stance just below a small roof at the base of a buttress. 160', 5.5 Pitch 4: Move up and right, and then step back left over the roof, being mindful of the rock quality. From here, move up and left over another bulge onto an easy slab. Follow this to another ledge system to belay. 60', 5.8 Pitch 5: From here, step left to a short finger crack and then head up the face, placing gear when available to a ramp. Head up and left on the ramp to a nice ledge. 170', 5.7 Pitch 6: Look left to a crackless corner with a small roof. This is the pitch. Head up the face left of the corner, placing good gear that is available. A few moves above the roof is a huge ledge that is a good belay spot. 40', 5.7 Pitch 7: One move on the arete to your right takes you onto easy terrain to the summit. 30', 5.4. Descent: See Frogland. FA: 5.29.05 Larry DeAngelo, John Wilder

Submitted by: vegastradguy on 2005-10-09
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Route ID: 66923

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: whui1025 on 2010-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lead P1,2&5

P1 crux is about 5.8. P2&5 are about 5.7 or easier.

Added: 2010-04-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2008-11-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Bourbon Street

2nd pitch pretty good stuff...we just tied back into Frogland after that so we could get those 2 5.8's in. That is the best way to use these two routes, first two of Bourbon, last three of Frogland, a traverse link in between...the Drunken Frog!

Added: 2008-11-24

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: rocket_scientist on 2007-11-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars -

Loved the second pitch!

Added: 2008-05-20

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: moonbluff on 2006-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Hot, in the sun all day. We had BV Canyon all to ourselves.

Added: 2006-06-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: flamer on 2006-04-10 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Ok route...worth doing once.

Added: 2006-04-10

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