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Short Fuse - 5.9

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


FA: Terry and Mark, Beautiful splitter but only 25 feet tall. Goes fingers to offwidth. From Elk slabs this looks like an aid-line seam or a rope hanging down a vaguely egg-shaped boulder sitting way out on the big spine jutting SW away from the summit dome, across the canyon on your left. Approach from the summit dome is a scramble down this spine, which is just north of Fox Canyon and the Foxy Lady/Yankee Bitch slot. Cool Exposure!

Submitted by: leinosaur on 2005-03-24
Views: 542
Route ID: 63263

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: okieterry on 2004-11-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fun day and nice short little crack

i led then pulled the gear and then mark led. fun climb..

Added: 2007-11-15

Onsight Onsight ascent by: berkly on 2005-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Probably the most exposed climb at the motherlode. Although the crack is only 25 ft, it feels like your topping out 500 ft above the valley floor.

Added: 2005-03-21

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: leinosaur on 2005-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

followed berkly on what we thought was an FA - 'cause this baby didn't seem like any 5.9! He jammed all the way - better for placing pro - but I got up on the lip and laybacked it, which made it easy but still lots of fun.

Witnessed by: berkly
Added: 2005-03-20