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(Black Rain Direct) - 5.10b popular

Average Rating = 3.57/5 Average Rating : 3.57 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Five bolted hangers, ring anchors, all new. A piece at the low horizontal crack is advisable for leading this line. Be aware of ledging hazard from third bolt. Setting top-rope from rings is very hazardous with no tie-in, done but not advised.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

See 'Black Rain'. First two bolts provide the highest difficulty rating, if you stay directly in line along the bolts with no reaching in from the side. To do that, expect wide stemming especially toward the top.

Submitted by: happymondays on 2002-08-02
Last Modified: 2011-08-16
Views: 1585
Route ID: 21507

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mitch9 on 1991-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Black Rain direct

Straight up the bolt line , a thin start to a ledge then lie back and roll to the top to cold shuts

Added: 2013-09-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: toddmoy on 2012-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars No worries

Ended up being a breeze.

Added: 2012-08-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: kylexmcleod on 2010-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Black Rain

Super Fun and easy

Added: 2012-04-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: TOP_ROPER87 on 2009-12-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars lol DAMN

i have lead black rain a bunch of times but today i lead it and put it on top rope to try this direct and i bet i took 5 are 6 falls but extreamly injoyed the climb and trying a 5.12a

Added: 2009-12-17

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: limeydave on 2008-12-08 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun Eliminate

There are a number of variations on this route.
The lower section is where the better eliminates can be had
Right of the bolts is roughly 5.9
Left of the bolts goes 10d/11ish IMO
Taking the direct line up the bolts and avoiding the easier holds to the left and right is significantly harder (12a) and great fun.


Added: 2008-12-08

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