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Nuclear Arms - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.67/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

Just down and right of Lakeview area, up and left to of Southern Boys. Slab, crimp and undercling your way up the right angling flake. Head up and left after a bit to a tree anchor.

Submitted by: forkliftdaddy on 2006-03-20
Views: 830
Route ID: 75053

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: csproul on 2012-10-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars this is a good climb...

...however, this really should have an R rating. The "10a" (felt harder to me than some of the other 10+ routes at RB) climbing is a lot of strenuous tip lie-backing with poor sloping feet between better stances. This protects well. Once you leave the flake system and start face climbing (~5.9), it is very runnout (like 3 pieces of not so great gear in ~80ft). Beware of the very large loose block at the end below the roof...do not grab it. Once you're up there, check out Sugaree.

Added: 2012-10-29

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: jacklewis1981 on 2011-01-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars slippery when wet

slippery when wet

Added: 2011-01-05

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rat-baby on 2006-04-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars .

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Added: 2008-01-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: banana on 2007-04-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Nuclear Arms Ascent

Seconded Nuclear Arms.. beautifully awkward climb turns to runout as you get from the flake to the tree ledge.

Added: 2007-04-13