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Green Onion - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Geoff Smith, Patrick Mun, 1977
Rock (Trad)
A standard rack with a couple extra hand-sized pieces. A 70 meter rope makes it to the ground from the first belay.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Start by either grappling with the awkward/slippery corner, or climb the face by bearhugging the arete and face holds. Gain the small, sloping ledge,make a few "heads up" moves to the left, accessing the right-facing corner, then take this, for about 70 feet, to the fixed anchor.

Enroute, you'll encounter some fairly loose and hollow sounding flakes. Take some precaution here, as some of these may be more brittle than you think!

For pitch 2 (5.9): Head up and right from the anchor to a short left-facing corner in the roof. Climb this steep section (crux) and a nice crack, then weave your way up runout and perennially wet slabs to the Calamine Ledge. Climbing after pulling the exciting crux is pretty bad, be very comfortable on runout and spoogy rock.

Submitted by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-05-31
Views: 266
Route ID: 113855

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2014-06-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars seconded chuck

, double fingers to hands, nothing above #2. nice balance highstep in the corner

Added: 2014-10-15

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2010-08-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars wuz warm


Added: 2013-05-31