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Karakoram - 5.11a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock (Sport)
G
Bolts. Use 55 meter rope
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

The route between Slim Pickens and Dark Shadows The rock on the route is good but expect the climber to knock off some small pieces of choss when being lowered down. Belayer should wear a helmet. FA Bill NewComb

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Submitted by: crewsa on 2003-07-14
Last Modified: 2010-06-03
Views: 451
Route ID: 21973

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: souclimber on 2010-04-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Long and Fun!!

Nice long route with several fun sections and a little flake that you can sit down on and take in the view. Good rests are usually available to take the sting out of the steepness of the wall. Nice line!

Added: 2010-04-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gordy on 2006-07-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Gordy onsight Karakoram

Awsome route!My second onsight 5.11a at the Snake.Thanks to Bill Newomb.Watch out for the falcon nest on the ledge about two thirds of the way up.Please dont touch! Theres babies in the nest.THE NESTING SEASON LASTS sometimes until middle of summer.Ive done this route several more times since my first ascent,in2006.The nesting still remains in 2010.

Added: 2008-08-02

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: grandmastergoat on 2006-10-12 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-10-12

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: therelic on 2001-03-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2001-03-16