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(20) Giant's Staircase - 5.6 popular

Average Rating = 3.65/5 Average Rating : 3.65 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 20
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (28)
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Rock (Sport)
G
2
Bolts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.06/5
  Rock Quality 3.44/5
  Scenery 4.38/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

Good easy first lead. A little runout.

Descent Options:

Rappel off anchors above road face. They are out of sight behind some bushes when standing at the very top.

Submitted by: wiser12 on 2006-12-13
Last Modified: 2012-08-10
Views: 2405
Route ID: 26070

28 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: derrickp on 2012-02-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Short but fun.

This is one of the two ways to the top. It can be linked but expect rope drag to be moderate to severe. Beautiful Hood view from the top.

Added: 2012-02-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Ryanp on 2010-07-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars This was a fun, easy route

Good for starting to outdoor climb

Added: 2011-01-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Ryanp on 2010-07-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars This was a fun, easy route

Good for starting to outdoor climb

Added: 2011-01-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Justafafish on 2009-10-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Justafafish

Can't wait for that rock to roll down the hill. I will be sure to be there for FA's.

Added: 2010-10-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: blarson on 2010-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars only did first pitch

I did the first pitch in Tennis shoes to clean the route so that we could move onto the other routes so I can't speak to the rest of the route. What I did was pretty dirty and with lots of ledges. I can say that being at French's dome climbing is better than working.

Added: 2010-07-20

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