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BB Route - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 65
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (16)
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Rock (Trad) (Toprope)
PG13
1
G. Standard Gunks Rack.
80
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.12/5
  Rock Quality 3.62/5
  Scenery 3.25/5
  Fun Factor 3.62/5

Description:

Follow the nice crack right of the CC Route to the hang, then traverse out right and surmount the large roof on the face to the right. Roof sequence is not as hard as it looks, but the lower crack is harder than it looks.

Submitted by: troutboy on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 1331
Route ID: 54375

16 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2014-11-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Interesting climb

Some awkward moves. Fun and worth doing. Can rap off the ring on CC or walk off.

Added: 2014-11-23

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

3 out of 5 stars Nice climb

Interesting moves. Used the big RING on CC to belay/rap.

Added: 2014-06-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: GracefulClimber on 2011-05-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Muscly but fun

Required some power moves which I'm not good at. Had fun, anyway :)

Added: 2011-05-03

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: gblauer on 2010-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Proud of this lead

I forgot my climbing shoes, which, turned to be a good thing. MItch made carbon fiber inserts for my shoes but they take up too much volume. So, I put the inserts into a pair of old anasazis (borrowed), wore some socks and voila a very tight fitting pair of climbing shoes. I thought about bailing right to the 5.4 exit. But, the corner/roof looked fun. So, I traversed back under the ceiling, squeezed into the semi awkward stance in the alcove. BETA WARNING: I girth hitched the chock stone, put in 2 more pieces of gear and made the traverse moves out under the roof. It took me a bit to get started, but once I moved, my climbing kicked in and it was all good. Too much rope drag on one of my ropes (poor planning on my part) so I felt like I was dragging a car up the cliff on my final moves. Woo hoo, a fun climb.

Added: 2010-06-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: tigerlilly on 2009-06-04 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Easy TR after CC route

It's all there.

Added: 2009-06-09

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