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Oscar and Charley Link-Up - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.10/5 Average Rating : 4.10 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.29/5
  Rock Quality 4.21/5
  Scenery 3.57/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

This is a link-up of 3 climbs; Oscar's Variation, Strictly From Nowhere and Travels With Charley. Dick William's grey book describes it as such: Lots of fun with great moves on each pitch. Can combine the first two pitches. Start at the large left-facing corner just to the right of Gaston. Pitch 1: 5.7 G (Oscar's). Climb corner to bulge, work up past it(crux) and up to top of corner, step right and move up to small ledge and make a belay above pine tree rap-station. (50 ft.). Pitch 2: 5.7 PG (Strictley's). Climb up a bit right to ledge on Strickly's, then work up steep rock into left-facing corner and horizontal overhang(crux), move around right and up to bolt anchors and pine tree. (50 ft.) Pitch 3: 5.7 PG (Charley's). Move directly up face from boltanchors to good horizontal holds, traverse left about 12-15 feet and up to join Travels With Charley at old pin. Climb past small, short right-facing corner(crux 1) and then up face to a short left-facing corner with overhangs above. Move around right and climb the bulging face(crux 2) up to the right side of the long overhang. Climb the overhang up to GTLedge and belay tree/rap-station. (80ft.) FA (Oscar's Variation) 1950's - Oscar Dorfman

Submitted by: ontherocks on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
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Route ID: 66940

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  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2014-04-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Despite the rain, this corner was dry

Felt super easy today. If you have a 4 or a 5 you can place it on this climb. Although big gear is not necessary. Fun link up to Strictly's

Added: 2014-04-04

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2013-11-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Floated this today

Not sure why, but, I moved right through the crux without issue. Fun and happy today

Added: 2013-11-09

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2013-08-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ran P1 again

To clean the gear. Fun climb up the corner. Good gear throughout

Added: 2013-08-15

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2013-08-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars A good lead for someone trying to break into the grade

The Pro is great and the moves are a lot of fun. This is a good lead for a new 7 climber.

Added: 2013-08-15

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  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gblauer on 2012-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Really fun today

I made it through the crux without realizing it. All of a sudden I was up over the bulge in fine form. I enjoy this climb.

Added: 2012-09-25

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