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Power Failure - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.80/5 Average Rating : 3.80 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (7)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.67/5
  Rock Quality 3.67/5
  Scenery 3.67/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

A three pitch 5.10 that ascends the rappel route for Ginger Cracks.

Submitted by: vegastradguy on 2003-09-25
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Route ID: 40968

7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2010-01-08 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Power Failure

Will lose sun in the winter early on this one. I led the crux pitch (2nd-5.10b)....a mix of good rock with slippery white slabby stuff. Well bolted where it needs to be though. The crux moves are mostly slab on that pitch. You won't be able to see the 2nd belay until you are right on it. The other two pitches are very pleasant.

Added: 2010-01-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2010-01-07 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Power Failure

With Dow Williams, I led p. 1 & 3. Update on the description above:

p. 1 (5.8+, 140 feet) follow a bolted seam to an unlikely and poorly protected traverse right. Belay on a pedestal with two bolts.
p. 2 (5.10b, 160 feet) follow another bolted seam to a hard move right (crux) into a tricky left facing corner. Belay above at two bolts.
p. 3 (5.10a, 160 feet) Climb a seam and right facing corner above on all natural gear. Much easier than the previous pitch.
Descent: rap the route with two ropes.

Added: 2010-01-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: cencalclimber on 2009-11-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars very worthwhile

I seconded the second pitch - pretty fun moves...slabby with jams and stemming...it has it all.

Added: 2009-11-30

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: snoopy138 on 2008-11-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars durp

durp durp

Added: 2008-12-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jiro on 2007-11-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2007-12-25

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