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White Lightning - 5.6

Average Rating = 3.17/5 Average Rating : 3.17 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (14)
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Jon Frank, Jimmy Ratzlaff (1978)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.25/5
  Rock Quality 4.25/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

F.A. Jon Frank, Jimmy Ratzlaff (1978) Interesting start, offwidth up front with fists deeper in there . . not quite vertical w/some holds on the lips of the crack further up. More effort than other Mt. Scott 5.6's

Submitted by: leinosaur on 2005-02-20
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Route ID: 16853

14 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: eddietheteddie on 2013-11-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars record

hard for the grade

Added: 2013-11-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: scoobydoo030 on 2012-04-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars White Lightning

Hardest 5.6 I have ever touched I am pretty sure. Would have to say it is at least a 5.7 or better. Would have loved to work the other routes on this wall, but with a broken ankle I just had to climb what that walking boot would allow me to get by foot on. HEHE! Overall, if you are a crack climber, not bad. If you are a brute force climber, good luck.

Added: 2012-04-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mydogscout on 2009-12-15 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars a

sandbag at 5.6

Added: 2009-12-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Cheales on 2009-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Just a warm up

This route is almost not worth roping up for, it is so short you could almost free solo it with no trouble at all.

Added: 2009-10-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: JohnCook on 2008-03-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars second

I'm glad I can lead 5.8's after seconding this hard little 5.6 route. Should probably be 5.7, Any new 5.6 leader will be in for a shock on this. Will do it again and look for the easier way to climb it.

Added: 2008-03-30

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