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Bloody Mary - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.44/5 Average Rating : 4.44 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.83/5
  Rock Quality 4.33/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

100' feet up and right from Gamesmanship. Basically follow the path past gamesmanship, and when you come around, if you're below a big ass dihedral on the third pitch you're in the right spot. Belay up 65feet to a ledge. (5.6) Straight up to the dihedral 100ft or so to a semi-hanging stance with bolts. Exact route finding is up to the leader, but there easier ways to do this pitch and harder ones (5.9). Pitch three: through the dihedral to one of two belay stations: left or right. Left to scramble over to Gamesmanship for the sweet 5.7 handcrack, or right for Fastest Gun 5.10. IF you want to rappel back to the ground, it is possible with TWO 60m ropes. They'll touch the ground from the end of the third pitch.

Submitted by: tallnik on 2006-08-27
Views: 1305
Route ID: 79240

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars waiting for fastest gun

nice fun

Added: 2013-09-26

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: barkandbite on 2012-06-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Gr8

W/ML

Added: 2012-07-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jmeizis on 2010-09-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome Route

From the ground it looks like straight up liebacking but once you get into it you realize it's not. Lots of secure stances with great moves. Combined P2 & P3. I wouldn't recommend it unless you're comfortable running it out or carrying a monster rack.

Added: 2010-09-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: Gmburns2000 on 2010-09-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars fun

led P1. P2 and P3 can be combined into one pitch.

Added: 2010-09-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: lucander on 2009-09-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Bloody Mary

Gotta hand it to John Turner on this one! Took an unexpected fall going around the roof, just slipped out of it =(, lowered all the way down for a legit ascent.
Fantastic climbing the whole way, combine the first two pitches for an extraordinary amount of fun - it's like Red Rocks except the grade is legit and there's no bolts.

Added: 2009-09-29

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