Skip to Content

Grand Central - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.96/5 Average Rating : 3.96 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 22
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (34)
Premier Sponsor:
Rock
Standard Gunks
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.76/5
  Rock Quality 4.29/5
  Scenery 3.94/5
  Fun Factor 3.94/5

Description:

Awesome route...Climb the next dihedral left of layback, go left around the roof and up to a belay. Go right around the arete and up the overhanging face (crux) to an overhang and belay. Climb the roof (hard) and scramble to the top.

Submitted by: polarwid on 2004-06-15
Views: 1137
Route ID: 11326

34 Ascents Recorded

GoRecord an ascent
GoRead all 34 ascent notes

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2014-08-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars P1 only

a fun run up a lower angle 5.6 crack. Smelled like something died in the crack today. Yuck.

Added: 2014-08-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2014-06-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars maybe I am starting to like this climb

I have never liked it and on Saturday I finally enjoyed the movement of the climb. Who added the extra holds?

Added: 2014-06-23

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2014-05-25 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Lead P1

Followed P2/3. I think this is a hard lead. Gear isn't great on P2 face. This is NOT my favorite climb.

Added: 2014-05-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: BolderKnowledge on 2001-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars GREAT

NICE CLIMB..HAVEN'T BEEN ON IN AWHILE

Added: 2013-02-27

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2011-04-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Felt harder than usual today

Too early in the season? Too cold? I don't know, but, today it felt hard. We did the entire climb in 1 pitch, creating the need for the leader to do P1 without gear. He slung the little tree and then his next piece was up in the horizontal at the traverse. This was our warm up and it just felt hard today.

Added: 2011-04-10

... Read all 34 ascent notes