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The Gallows - 5.11a

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


scramble up on the ledge next to minute maid. climb the corner Crack on a blank face on the right side of the gully and traverse around the bottom of the roof to the right. WARNING: belwo the start of the climb is a lynx den, check status of den before climbing in the area!!!

Descent Options:

walk-off to left and rap off of minute maid rap tree.

Submitted by: faust on 2008-01-19
Views: 429
Route ID: 50031

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2014-02-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Gallows

With the Urioste clan. This is 5.10b in Handren's guide. Somewhere between that and 5.11 I suppose. Too short, but most fun I had on all the the routes at Chocolate. The corner is easy up to the roof. Good gear the whole way along the roof, I used a C4#1 and .4 for bomber horizontal pro. The crux is a flaring hand jam you can't quite see as you crowd underneath the roof on the traverse. Commit to that and swing your feet out to a stance. Very fun moves. Sling a rock on top to bring up a 2nd, rap off the tree to the left.

Added: 2014-02-10

  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: needrock on 2008-01-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars look-out!!!!!!

so, first off, this route is no where near a 5.10a. the traverse under the roof has become dirty and rounded, so it is very slopey, and there are very little feet. i would call this route at least a 5.11. second, there is a lynx den under it, so be careful!!!

Added: 2008-01-12