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Butterknife - 5.9

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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Rock (Trad) (Toprope)
G
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big gear and anchors Top roping would require a trad anchor, the anchors will get the rope stuck on the flakes so be very careful of the several flakes.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

This is an easy chimney / offwidth, with a tougher crack at top.

Descent Options:

lower with two ropes from the anchors.

Submitted by: asellers98 on 2012-10-26
Views: 199
Route ID: 112842

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: theresister on 2012-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars nice hard lieback at the top.

We climbed up to the Pear on another route and walked down the ramp under the Pear. I led the last 20ft to get to the anchor chains for Superpseudomasochisticexpeealodochous. I was trying to stay on the face and it was 5.10 face. 5.9 lieback in the crack. One of the hardest short leads I've done.

Added: 2012-10-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: asellers98 on 2012-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Loved this route

You have a good view of the whole area as you climb. Would be an awesome lead I will do in the future. I wasn't able to get to the hard crack above due to the top rope getting stuckon flakes. So in order to top rope it, I would put a piece in the top crack to redirect the belay ropeto keep the rope out of the flake. The part I climbed was a 5.6+, but I was told the crack was a 5.10 crack when they setup the top rope.

Added: 2012-10-26