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On The Loose - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.86/5 Average Rating : 4.86 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

Big, overhanging hand+/- crack system that dominates the right end of the wall. Tape up and get moving - good secure jams if you can hang out long enough to find 'em. A contender for the world's hardest 5.9. (Rated 5.9+ and done by "Hot" Henry Barber in '77!!)

Submitted by: jajen on 2006-07-06
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Route ID: 77959

7 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2014-05-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars hang dog new

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Added: 2014-07-31

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: barkandbite on 2012-07-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Gr8

W/ ML and SC


Added: 2012-07-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2010-05-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars On the Loose

Climbed both pitches, fitting for an old classic. Pitch one has nothing to do with 5.9, super pumpy climbing up a steep wall - I would have fell if it was 8 feet longer. Pitch 2 is a bit dirty and tough for the grade, probably easier with big fists. A #4 camalot makes the last pitch more civilized.

Added: 2010-05-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jackflash on 2009-09-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Very Good

Great jams and sustained climbing.

Added: 2009-09-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: rocknice2 on 2009-08-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Finally

Tried it many times and never managed to get it clean.
Don't know why but this time it came really easy.
A midway kneebar no-hands rest is a must for send this route.
A must do, Super Classic.

Added: 2009-08-17

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