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Spring Equinox - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 14
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

V1 and P2 can be combined with one 60 meter rope. P1: (V1) Start at the base of a left-facing corner formed by a flake that has a cedar tree 10' up. Climb up the corner to its top, then up lower-angled rock to the ledge with boulders. P2: From the ledge, step left and climb a snaking crack to its top, then scramble up and left on a blocky, left-rising ledge system to its top. Belay near the top of the deep chimney of 'Old Route' (70')

Descent Options:

Traverse across top of 'Old Route's' chimney to a group of healthy trees on a big ledge. Rappel, bearing (skier's) left from slings around tree to bolts below. From here, continue bearing skier's left to rappel on wall adjacent to chimney gulley. Require

Submitted by: sweetblood on 2011-08-29
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Route ID: 109769

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sweetblood on 2011-08-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Spring Equinox

The crux on the second pitch is thrilling on clean rock, making the messy stuff above it worth the hassle. Very comfortable belay at the top with a great view!

Added: 2011-08-29