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Obamanation - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Sean Cobourn, Allen Irwin, Eddie Medina and Tim Snyder (Jan. '09)
Rock (Trad)
G
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all trad to a 4 Camalot plus trees below and above the roof.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

At right side of Cereal Buttress, 30 right and uphill of Frankenberry. Climb the obvious, newly excavated dihedral to a roof. Follow the crack around the right side of roof and then up to a tree. Rap from tree OR, climb up and slightly left to the Frankenberry anchors, OR, climb up to the right until under the large roof above. Climb up a short but fun crack then traverse left under the roof. This variation, "Obamanation Continuation" was put up by Shannon Millsaps and Sean Cobourn on December 6, 2009. Lots of trundling of loose blocks involved. Downclimb to Frankenberry anchors which are at the pine below you.

Submitted by: jsaunders on 2011-01-07
Last Modified: 2011-01-10
Views: 1145
Route ID: 107644

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4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sherpa79 on 2011-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars itchy

This is where the poision ivy at Cereal butress really starts to pick up. The belay area of the route was covered. Carefull where you walk.

Added: 2012-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: jsaunders on 2011-11-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars nuts haha

Feel like this is harder for a first lead than 5.8. Enjoyed it but blew off roof move then went back and jammed it to finish

Added: 2011-11-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: amy.glenn on 2011-02-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Harder than it looks

Obamanation looks like a relatively easy climb from the ground. Once I got moving up the wall I realized how wrong that perception was. It is not a difficult route but it does take some figuring out along the way. The roof move was a bit intimidating and took commitment but definitely worth the push. It was such a fun route!

Added: 2011-03-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: jsaunders on 2011-02-27 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 2nd

Glad I didn't try and onsight it. Roof move was quite spicy though very protectable.

Added: 2011-02-27