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Sky Dive - 5.11b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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6 bolts and a single set from thin to #3 Camalot should keep you safe. Rap Anchor.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


This is a thin, sustained, heady lead. In it's whole length there wasn't much below 5.10c and a lot of the moves are committing well above a bolt. Start up the face following the occasional bolt until you're climbing a thin obtuse dihedral. Near the top you'll be liebacking a flake to a large roof that is easy once you get there. There's a huge amount of variety of climbing styles on this climb. If you can do it, do it!

Descent Options:

Rappel with two ropes.

Submitted by: bandycoot on 2009-04-20
Views: 715
Route ID: 98232

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  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bandycoot on 2009-03-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hard for the grade

It's not that the moves are harder than 11b, it's just that there are a lot of 11 moves with spaced gear. I was mentally sapped after leading this route. Be damn solid for the grade before starting up this one. Definitely not your typical Red Rocks route. I had more fun watching my friend follow this and remember all the cool moves than actually making them. The variety on this route is almost unbelievable!

Added: 2009-03-13