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Space Cowboy - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.80/5 Average Rating : 3.80 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.80/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.60/5

Description:

Great route on east wall. Holds warm air on sunny winter days. Dries out pretty quick. Pretty much .8 all the way. A little loose for first 10 feet, but bolts are in solid stone.

Submitted by: keithspernak on 2008-01-14
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Route ID: 91770

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: g_orton on 2011-11-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Good winter climb

Had fun on Space Cowboy yesterday, in the sun above the valley fog. We added rappel chains that are accessible from both Space Cowboy and Rocket Man. Clean a little loose rock from the bottom of the route. Bolt placement felt fine, so didn't choose to add any.

Added: 2011-11-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ire510 on 2003-09-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars *

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Added: 2009-09-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: iching on 2008-08-31 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun Route

Fun climb with some unusual friction moves at the top. I had no problems with bottom 10 feet since it is easy 5.7 and holds are solid. I'm still waiting for nOOb to put his money where his mouth is and put chains on top, but until then I'll carry inch webbing to leave on top any of the older routes and be happy I didn't pay for all the first accent bolts that are there.

Added: 2008-08-31

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: N_Oo_B on 2008-03-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Space Cowboy

Good route after the first 10 feet of dirt, moss, and choss.

Lame anchors that cause ALOT of drag or require you to leave slings beind or trust rotting ones the last party left.

basically the same for the whole formation. Poor insight by the bolters to leave regular hangers at the top with no chains.

Added: 2008-03-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: keithspernak on 2008-01-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Winter sun

Even though upper road had a foot of snow, this aspect of fantasy island was warm and dry.

Added: 2008-01-14