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Bite the Bullet - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 1.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 1.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Start up left of a tree and on a face with good but angled edges. From a good stance 15 ft. up angle left onto a bullet-scarred face and climb desperately to a sloping ledge, then more up right to join with the last move on Jack of Hearts.

Submitted by: nikegirl on 2001-12-11
Views: 908
Route ID: 9053

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: seanlah on 2011-07-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Hard

Tiny holds for hands and feet throughout a solid 11 sustained crux section.

Added: 2011-07-01

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lazysummerdays on 2007-07-17 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars finger tips hurt for days afterwards

the climb is not hard even though 11a is a good grade for it, the crux is a sequence, and is a great window into the level of 12+ climbing. Sustained, flowing, on point.... get a rhythm going... move your foot, move our foot, move your hand, move your foot, move your foot, move your hand

also... the bullet scars are always chalked up. but are only 25% of the holds you use.

Added: 2007-07-17

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: aradia on 2006-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2006-04-27

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: mugnyte on 2002-05-18 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

This one almost cooked me for the whole day, but a few pinches later, the crux was over. It tooks a long bit of studying to find those tiny holds, but they are there. Don't bonk on the overhang afterwards! I had a ton of fun biting the bullet.

Added: 2002-05-18

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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: ravens_wing_jim on 1999-08-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

The start is more like a
5-9, the only 5-11 section
being the bullet scared
section about half way up,
but its a good one, and most
surely the crux.

Witnessed by: many.
Added: 1999-08-15