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Standard "S" Route - 5.5

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating X
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


this mountaineering route starts from the top of the ramp in the middle of the face. p1: Climb a short but difficult chimney to reach the right trending ramp. Follow this to the large clump of trees. p2: climb up and left to the next large clump of trees (these are easily identified at Juan Tabo pg when looking at the face) p3: climb a short step to gain the gully, then follow the gully up and right to its end. Descend a short ways until the final crack system is found--a left facing dihedral (can't miss) p4: climb the crack (stemming), eventually reaching easier but looser ground. A full 60m here gets you within 15' easy feet of the summit

Submitted by: cdog on 2006-09-19
Views: 910
Route ID: 79815

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  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating X
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: thereason on 2003-02-27 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Solo ascent in winter

Solo ascent in winter

Added: 2007-05-22

Flash Flash ascent by: cdog on 2006-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

good moderate route up the face of the shield. First climb with es331--success!

Witnessed by: es331
Added: 2006-09-17