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Klingon Traverse - 5.12a A2

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad) Aid
Clean aid; two fixed pins on the traverse.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty A2
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Starts just right of Slimebelly Snakeass Sodhole Skunkpie. After doing clean aid through this section December 2007 and inspecting the two fixed Lost arrows on the route I would say they are fairly trustworthy; especially with a screamer attacted for good measure. In addition I think it could go for the free lead if solid protection in the form of small cams and nuts was placed ahead of time on aid.

Submitted by: treyr on 2007-12-15
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Route ID: 14082

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty A2
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: austin.timm on 2007-12-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Clean Aid

Clean aid on hand-set knifeblades, cam & logan hooks, and an assortment of small cams. PG13 due to possibility of ground fall initially. If you aid this it would be helpful to have a spotter for the first three moves off the ground. The actual traverse is really straightforward though. Good confidence builder for pitched out aid climbing,

Added: 2007-12-10