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Rat's Ass - 5.8 popular

Average Rating = 4.17/5 Average Rating : 4.17 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (48)
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Rock
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Mosty small wires and TCU's. Crux requires a #4 black diamond stopper
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.46/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.85/5
  Fun Factor 4.15/5

Description:

Climb the striking right-facing dihedral well left of Gemini Cracks approach crack. The crack itself is small as a rat's ass!

Submitted by: bumblie on 2003-11-17
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Route ID: 29275

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: csproul on 2012-10-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars looks harder...

...than it is. Very enjoyable route that eats stoppers. Despite what the poster below said, you do not need 2 70m ropes to get down, 2 60m ropes do just fine.

Added: 2012-10-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: lena_chita on 2012-02-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars "Scary" slab...

.., at least for the uninitiated. Thank god for a crack!

Added: 2012-03-12

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bdc on 2011-10-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars This is the Rat's ass.

Know it. Fear it. Smell it.

Added: 2011-10-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bogey__6 on 2010-07-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Take 2

Take 2 70m ropes to get down...lesson learned

Added: 2010-07-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: huntinhoundogboy on 2010-05-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars fun

skinny tips on the first pitch

Added: 2010-07-08

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