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Routes : North America : United States : New Hampshire : Carroll County : Cathedral Ledge : The Diedre Area : Don't fire 'till you see the whites of their eyes

Don't fire 'till you see the whites of their eyes - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Trad)
G
3
Rack to 1" and bolts
170
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 2.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 2.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

(p.1, 5.7) Same as for Diedre, climb the mungy and often wet triple corners to a comfortable belay. (p.2, 5.9+) Step down and make a 35 foot hand traverse left, then step up to a 2 bolt belay. (p.3) Step left and follow a line of bolts up to and through a puzzling roof (crux), continue up a series of sustained thin shallow cracks to a belay. Most parties rap here but the route has two more pitches of corner climbing to the top.

Descent Options:

1 double rope rappel to the ground.

Submitted by: edge on 2008-12-12
Views: 589
Route ID: 42952

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: blueeyedclimber on 2007-09-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Some good climbing

One good pitch, and the rest was forgettable.

Added: 2010-02-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2008-10-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Don't Fire

A fine route with an interesting crux and good sustained climbing above, deserving of more traffic but the "approach" keeps too many people off.

Added: 2008-10-13