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Up A Tree (Scrotum Pole area) - 5.5

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Good pro; TR off tree.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

Follow the dihedral behind the tree to the top. The large boulder at the bottom is on as a variation.

Submitted by: taino on 2004-06-10
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Route ID: 41900

6 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kimmyt on 2010-06-28 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars meh

so-so climbing with (i thought) some finicky gear placements

Added: 2010-06-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: aphazia on 2007-08-27 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Tight squeeze.

Fitting in between that tree and the face is... interesting. Those with some extra beer girth in the belly will find it daunting. ;)

Added: 2007-08-27

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: daphna on 2006-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2006-08-12

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: hollgur on 2004-08-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Wear a helmet as you will probably hit your head going under the tree...

Added: 2004-08-28

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: taino on 2003-10-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

The guidebook says that it's a 5.6, but it's much more like a 5.5-; decent feet, a couple tricky spots, good placements. One hollow-sounding flake with an acceptable hex placement behind it (don't use a cam, there). Bring a mix of large and small pro (green alien to black Tech Friend). Mostly passive pro.

Fun route. Crux half-way up.

Witnessed by: Mike Rawdon
Added: 2003-10-06

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