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E-Stim - 5.6

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 4
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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September 2009
Rock (Trad)
G
3
Modern Trad Rack plus one or two large (5") cams.
140
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Start: Near the right end of the Isobuttress, at a vertical crack becoming an off-width 12' above. P1 5.6 60': Climb crack to ledge, then step slightly left and climb a steep slab along a crack to a fixed anchor on a large spruce tree. P2 5.6 70': Follow a crack slanting up left to a steep corner facing right. Step up 10' and traverse up and left around the corner onto low-angle face. Climb up and right to a large ledge with bolt anchors below it. P3 5.6 10': Climb up short face to the top.

Descent Options:

Two rappels, starting from the anchors at the top of P2, or climb P3 and walk left to the Diagonal Ramp.

Submitted by: jclimbs on 2009-10-24
Views: 572
Route ID: 102175

1 Ascent Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jclimbs on 2011-04-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Coarse-Grained Goodness

This year, thank God for rock that works even when wet. Went out to the BAW and climbed this route even tho it sprinkled during the ascent.
Rather than climb the standard line, after the crux headwall, I traversed left to join up with Carpenter & Das' finish, a line we call "Full Recovery".

Added: 2011-04-26