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(1) Rhoid Rage (AKA High Voltage) - 5.12b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
bolts lead to a chain anchor with quick links
50
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.33/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

This is the first route you come to when you approach the crag and probably the steepest route at French's. Reasonably clean as of 6-'09. Big, fluid moves on good edges and sidepulls lead to a bouldery crux finish. Note: the route climbs naturally to the right after clipping the second to last bolt- it seemed contrived to try to clip the last bolt. BUT: no worries- skip the last bolt and the fall is clean if you miss the victory jug! Very fun!!!

Descent Options:

Rap/Lower

Submitted by: phillygoat on 2012-08-07
Last Modified: 2012-08-10
Views: 796
Route ID: 100614

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: souclimber on 2012-08-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Rhoid Rage or High Voltage

Whichever name you know it as, this is a really good route. Nice variety of moves that build a pump as you head for the bigger crux moves up top.

Added: 2012-08-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: climberdukedude on 2009-07-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Funnest route at French's

Amazing movement the whole way. Very consistent and a fun lead.

Added: 2009-07-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: phillygoat on 2009-06-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars One of French's best

This is a "must-do" French's route for the grade- much more fun than Road Face/Rage, IMO!

Added: 2009-06-30