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Baby - 5.6 popular

Average Rating = 4.17/5 Average Rating : 4.17 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (138)
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
2
Standard rack, a big piece is nice.
140
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.71/5
  Rock Quality 4.35/5
  Scenery 3.91/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Start: Between Matinee and Easy Overhang. There is a trail from the carriage road just past the new restroom. Climb the obvious widening crack. The offwidth section is notorious for Gunks climbers, but easy if you know how to climb cracks. ***MISSING CHOCK STONE*** THERE USE TO BE A CHOCK STONE IN THE OFFWIDTH CRACK. THE CHOKE STONE IS NO LONGER THERE MAKING THE ROUTE HARDER THEN A 5.6***** (Rap bolts & chains to the right on the ledge). The second pitch climb up to an intimidating roof, which is pulled to the top. Classic-be careful not to knock down loose rocks on the GT ledge.

Descent Options:

Rap off tree on top of second pitch then rap off of bolted anchor on top of first pitch

Submitted by: interniq on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 2256
Route ID: 9875

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: gblauer on 2014-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars ran another lap

Just to play with the off width and set up another rope for our party.

Added: 2014-07-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2014-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars off width or layback?

I think that the off width technique is easier than laying back. It's always fun with a #5 above your head.

Added: 2014-07-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: gblauer on 2014-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Went up P1 as an offwidth

Rather than laying back. One hard move, then it's over.

Added: 2014-07-02

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2014-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars always fun

I always enjoy Baby. P1 is very different from P2.

Added: 2014-07-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: up_for_a_good_time on 2014-06-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars neat climb. tough offwidth for a 6er.

Pitch 1 only. Used a big bro. probably could have protected it with a BD #4 as well. neat one.

Added: 2014-06-16

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