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Kish Dish - 5.8

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Rock (Sport)
Bolts up to shuts with perhaps an entry move nut.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Easiest route in the lower S-Town wall. Upper third moves through steep rock that looks and feels somewhat friable but given the popularity of this often left roped warmup, rare has rock failed. Optional and very difficult roof finish.

Roof finish (called Pilot's License): Can be done as a separate, second pitch at 10a. 3 bolts to shuts. Lower off and belay the second from the ground. The entire "2-pitch" route (roof and all) goes easily in one pitch with double ropes (or single rope with some bolts clipped long).

Submitted by: j_ung on 2003-12-04
Last Modified: 2006-11-27
Views: 1494
Route ID: 44811

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: kyleht287 on 2009-04-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Excellent Classic

Man I miss Sauratown! This climb totally rocks! Great exposure, excellent sun for cooler months, very tall, with an exceptionally pumpy and awkward roof finish at 10a. Seconded the first pitch, then lead the roof.

Added: 2009-07-29

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: MikeSaint on 2008-01-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars NC

Sauratown classic in the Beach Area. Often there is a wait, if not, dont skip it! This climb is also fairly long though the views behind are stellar!

Added: 2008-01-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: jaydubya on 2007-11-03 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great View

Fun warmup

Added: 2007-11-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: erica on 2007-11-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars good warm-up

Nice warm-up for Sauratown. First bolt is a bit high for my taste, but its easy to find a piece that will go in the crack below the bolt.

Added: 2007-11-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: kek17 on 2007-04-07 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Classic Warm-up

Done it 4-5 times now, but still will not do it on lead: 3 bolts and an old piton, perhaps 1-2 small cams possible.

Added: 2007-04-08

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