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The Great Ah Ha - 5.12b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Arno Ilgner & Steve Jones
Rock (Trad)
Cams, nuts and several bolts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Start left of Volunteer Wall in a left facing corner, up corner, then traverse left across lip of roof, then up and right. First pitch may be runout unless bolts were added at the traverse and just above it. See "Selected Climbs in North Carolina" for full description.

Descent Options:

walk off top

Submitted by: satch on 2011-11-09
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Route ID: 110200

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2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: barwatt on 2011-11-22 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars No ascent (yet)

I just wanted to let people know that there is a hornets nest near the top of pitch 1 in the crack. I attempted it last October and got stung twice, once after I tried to climb past them quietly. Wait until November or winter to climb this.

Added: 2011-11-22

  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: satch on 1999-08-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars may have some "as ha" moments

with Arno on first free ascent

Added: 2011-11-09