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The Vein (35) - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 35
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Rock
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Top rope from big pine tree 20' from edge, bring long webbing or static rope, pad the poor tree.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.67/5

Description:

Very fun climb on slick face with small but positive holds, many variations possible. Favorite climb in the park. Climb up through the cracks that look like the veins in a leaf.

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Walk Off

Submitted by: kovacs69 on 2008-04-10
Views: 1095
Route ID: 25354

9 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: sethcc on 2010-07-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars AJ&CO. Trad training

My daughter Brianna Mclane seconded and I (Seth Claybrook)Trad Led it with a nice little 20' runout to the first protection wich was a sling..one more sling then a 2 camalot,1 camalot,.75,.75 and a .5

Added: 2010-08-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: bigfatrock on 2007-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fun moves

Crux (5.9) is the start, very fun climb with different variations, staying direct and climbing the completely flat face with two pockets and two seams about 5ft apart is quite fun.

Added: 2007-05-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: okclimbermatt on 2006-11-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars The Vein

Very Fun

Added: 2006-11-25

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: berkly on 2004-11-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

for the most part, thin but incut very positive edges of ironite. Felt like i was climbing a rusted iron sculpture, I need a tetinus shot

Added: 2004-11-15

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: leinosaur on 2004-11-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

so weird climbing the gaps in a sheet of iron - really fun climb & aesthetically mindblowing! cool.

Witnessed by: berkly
Added: 2004-11-14

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