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Cold Turkey - 5.8

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 2.00/5

Description:

A great climb with a wide crack

Submitted by: treyr on 2002-03-05
Views: 691
Route ID: 13199

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: horseshoe on 1973-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars onsight

I led this in the early 1970s (with Roger Stephens belaying) and remember it reasonably well because it was one of my first gear leads. The protection was ok with passive gear and climbing with Roger was fun, but there was very little to recommend this route. As I recall the route name referred to the bird, but always suspected that it might have had something to do with going cold turkey. Never felt the urge to climb it again.


Added: 2014-08-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: stratt600 on 2008-03-22 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars _

I don't recommend this route to anyone. Extremely awkward with very little fun involved. Near the top, you'll spend more time trying to get gear in than actually climbing. The big ledge in the middle breaks up even the slight entertainment value that the route offers.

Added: 2008-03-23