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Ain't All It's Crack'd Up To Be - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.80/5
  Scenery 3.20/5
  Fun Factor 4.20/5

Description:

Walk twenty feet to end of tunnel, start at inside dihedral and go past tree to top.

Submitted by: taino on 2004-06-10
Views: 1324
Route ID: 44564

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6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: juliacoreyburns on 2009-06-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars best climb in Peterskill

in my opinion- the most fun climb in Peterskill. i really love this climb!! it is super fun and sustained- especially if you like stemming and chimney type climbing. just have climbed it on TR, but...

hmm i think it would be cool to lead this sometime...

Added: 2009-10-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Dianna on 2009-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Just as hard as it looks

It's "only" a 5.8, but it took me three tries just to get it started. I had to stand for five minutes to make the ringing in my ears stop as the world spun back to normal in between each attempt. And by the time I got up to the tree I was considering un-eating my Lara bar from the exertion.
I did not un-eat the Lara bar, but neither did I finish the route.
Next time, 'Ear-Ring', 'Vomitorium,' my nemesis. Next time. You are mine.



Added: 2009-07-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: tigerlilly on 2009-05-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Serveral different ways to do this one

I climbed it like a crack climb, but my partner stemmed most of the way. Nice and cool in the corridor.

Added: 2009-06-01

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: gathompson1 on 2008-09-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun Toprope

Top roped this climb with friends, has a lot of nice jams.

Added: 2009-04-20

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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: ryanv on 2005-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Onsight attempt. Deep jams makes this feel almost like an off-width at times. lots of stemming as well. Took about a 10 footer onto a #2 camalot at the crux bulge below the tree. Finally got through the crux (felt more like 5.9) climbed up the under the roof and lost my lead head. Downclimbed to the tree and bailed off the tree.

Witnessed by: happiegrrrl and kimmyt
Added: 2005-06-18

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