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Middle Earth - 5.5 popular

Average Rating = 3.86/5 Average Rating : 3.86 out of 5
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Standard gunks rack
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.53/5
  Rock Quality 3.79/5
  Scenery 3.85/5
  Fun Factor 3.94/5

Description:

Start is 30 ft to the right of where the trail becomes steep on the way to absurdland. Three pitches.

Submitted by: troutboy on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 1577
Route ID: 41120

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-03-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Welcome back to Gunks 5.5

nice balancy moves

Added: 2013-04-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: sierragal93546 on 2012-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sweet

This 5.5 is described as having a 5.8 crux in the new guide, but would say it was more of a 5.7 move.

Added: 2012-10-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: erock72 on 2012-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2012-09-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: crw5074 on 2012-05-19 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Fun, harder 1st P

Thought the 1st P was hard for 5.5; the rest of the route was okay. Roof on pitch 4 was tough, but protected well.

Added: 2012-05-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: delgaudio on 2011-09-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars 2 Pitches this time

Did this one with Rory and in two pitches on the way up instead of three. Seemed to go fine. Three raps on the way down.

Added: 2011-09-25

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