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Duet Direct - 5.10d

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rack to #3 Camalot, doubles from tips (red c3) to small hands (#2 cams) helpful.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Start atop p. 1 of Duet. Climb up the obvious left facing corner to its top.

Descent Options:

Rappel with 2 ropes. A 70 m cord will make it to the fixed belay, don't do this if parties are coming up Duet.

Submitted by: lucander on 2011-07-07
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Route ID: 109289

1 Ascent Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2011-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Duet Direct

Guidebooks list this as 5.10+, maybe the climb is closer to its old grade of 5.9 (!). A great pitch, reminiscent of Devil's Tower climbing in that you're on your feet a lot, but it gets pumpy because the feet actually aren't that good. With great protection and sustained climbing up a beautiful feature, this would be one of the most sought-after and frequently climbed "tens" in New England if it were closer to the road.

Added: 2011-07-07