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The Blackout - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.20/5 Average Rating : 4.20 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (17)
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PG-R. Standard Gunks rack. Tri-cams help on P3.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.82/5
  Rock Quality 4.27/5
  Scenery 3.82/5
  Fun Factor 4.36/5

Description:

Climb the nice crack just right of Betty to a ledge. Climb up the corner, then hand traverse right to the face right of the Betty Chimney and up to a small tree on the GT ledge. Climb up slightly runout rock (tricams useful) to a bolt at the overhang. Traverse right a bit, then up to the top.

Submitted by: troutboy on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 706
Route ID: 54383

17 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2014-08-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun all the way up

Great climb. The last pitch is a bit anti climactic...It's over before you know it.

Added: 2014-08-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: up_for_a_good_time on 2014-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars committing low middle moves. fun!

climbed the first pitch only.

Added: 2014-04-08

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2013-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars all pitches

So much fun. LIked the 3rd pitch a lot! great climb. interesting move to the bolt.

Added: 2013-06-15

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2012-09-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars enjoyed p1 and p2 today

Great climb. A lot of variety.

Added: 2012-09-21

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2012-09-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Did all pitches today

P3 is interesting for a shorty. Have to really reach to get to the jug before the bolt. The roof is fun and juggy.

Added: 2012-09-03

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