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Gory Thumb - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.69/5 Average Rating : 3.69 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (14)
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Rock (Trad)
G
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On the G side of things. Small nuts, wires, RPs etcetera are helpful.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.89/5
  Rock Quality 3.89/5
  Scenery 3.44/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

p. 1 (70 ft.) Climb the right facing corner to a ledge, move up to the rightmost thin crack in the pretty white face. Make a nest of small pro and work up crack (crux) and continue straight up to ledge and belay (small cams helpful). p. 2 (100 ft) Work up to an old bolt that can be backed up with a green alien and continue through the bulge (fun, 5.5 +) up to an old piton. Trend right to the corner. Climb it to another old piton. From here make a long traverse across the dirty face to the next major corner. Climb through this corner (jugs) and up to a small stance with two pitons to the left of the roof. Watch for rope drag. p. 3 (50 ft) Pull the roof (5.6) on its left side on fun holds, continue up dirty and easy rock to the GT. Pitches 2 and 3 might be combined, I wouldn't try it though.

Descent Options:

2 ropes = walk left 30 feet to rap starion 1 rope = continue left on the GT another 170 feet to the station atop Son of a Bitchy Virgin. Make two raps to the ground. (note: it's the third station you'll pass)

Submitted by: reynolcma on 2007-04-23
Views: 487
Route ID: 75788

14 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2012-11-24 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars nice friction on a cool fall day

Fun to climb in November

Added: 2012-11-24

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: gblauer on 2012-06-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Rain made it like glass today

Since it was soaking wet..ah we were on a TR...no problem

Added: 2012-06-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: iluvtoplayoutside on 2009-09-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome climb!

Cleaned after the leader, dropped my nut tool but had a no fall/take climb. Can't wait to lead it!

Added: 2009-11-04

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: noercarr on 2009-04-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Almost left my index finger in the crack

Saved by my swollen knuckle.

Added: 2009-04-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: elizaclimb on 2009-04-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars gory thumb

followed jitka on p1

Added: 2009-04-05

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