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C-Tips - 5.10d

Average Rating = 4.40/5 Average Rating : 4.40 out of 5
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Excellent - semi-sport! Need slider or micro-TCU down low on the traverse and some skill in placeme
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.75/5
  Rock Quality 4.25/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Beautiful steep bolted face climb on the black water streak right of the Great Dihedral. Slab moves across the ramp to the bottom of the bolt line then super technical, fun, face climbing to the anchors up and left. Rap with one 55+ meter rope

Submitted by: jajen on 2006-07-10
Last Modified: 2009-09-29
Views: 876
Route ID: 77955

6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2011-09-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars C-Tips

Easier than it looks thanks to a spattering of conveniently spaced edges and laybacks, reminiscent of Solid Gold at Joshua Tree. I'd put this at 5.10, but not .10+, easier than Menace or Maestro. Reachy at times, especially at the 6th bolt.

Added: 2011-09-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: Jnclk on 2010-07-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars n/c

This isn't 10d, more like 10b. The guide gives it 10c. Maestro and Menace To Sobriety are both more difficult at 10c. It's not R either. The "unprotected" slab moves are about 5.7. I realize I seconded it, but I've led many a dicey route.
Quality route that looks really friggin' hard.

Added: 2010-08-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Alphaboth on 2008-10-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good

got the moves down

Added: 2008-12-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Alphaboth on 2008-10-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good Climb

First bolt isn't bad to get to, easiest 10d i've climbed in the dacks. I'd put it more at 10a 10b, I think the guidebook has it as 10c. It's C-tips actually, short for Carbide Tips because some of the holds are sharp.

Added: 2008-10-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: stevecurtis on 2007-09-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars onsight

I didn't find any pro low, and I went high--9 R--the rest of the route is superb and well protected. Looks improbable from below, but yeh, its about 10 D

Added: 2007-09-14

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