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Arch - 5.5 popular

Average Rating = 3.86/5 Average Rating : 3.86 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
2
gunks rack,longer draws to help with rope drag.
260
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.77/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.87/5

Description:

This climbs a prominent arch formed by some overhangs. Start on the right side and trend right following the [path of least resistance. Exit right to a ledge near the top of the Arch. The rest of the climb is lower quality wandering up the brushy face above. From GT ledge, gain upper face through a notch in overhang. Climb straight up to roof. Exit/pull roof via crack on the left. Very fun.

Descent Options:

Rap off of slings and rap rings on pine tree or use bolted rappel route located to the right from top out.

Submitted by: mcj on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 2233
Route ID: 2033

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-11-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars is ok

weird tree move

Added: 2013-11-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2013-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Forgot how fun this climb is

This is a super fun climb that looks improbable from the ground (re: rating). It's all there and it's super duper fun.

Added: 2013-07-14

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: InyourPocket on 2012-09-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great

Fun route

Added: 2012-09-19

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: aaron_kiwi on 2012-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Arch + Wrist

Pitch 1: Arch
Pitch 2: Wrist

Followed (EMS - Jim)

Added: 2012-08-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: aaron0browne on 2011-10-15 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Wholesome fun

Nice climb, a little disorienting coming out from under the roof as you are less climbing and more gingerly, cramped-ly stepping sideways. DON'T place pro as soon as you exit the roof as that will make your second's traverse unsafe. Solid protection. I only climbed to the first rap station (a few feet past the roof).

Added: 2011-11-05

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