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Surprise - 5.4

Average Rating = 3.60/5 Average Rating : 3.60 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (12)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.43/5
  Rock Quality 3.29/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.43/5

Description:

An airy climb. Bring an assortment of small to medium cams for the belay ledge.

Submitted by: rockscaler2 on 2004-03-16
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Route ID: 50087

12 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: njrox on 2012-09-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Suprise

Plenty of air for great views. Some spicy moves for a 5.4 (especially for a 5.4 leader) so I was glad to be following. Done in one pitch.

I ran into a climber that day who was leaving long-term tree anchors (heavy duty wire wrapped in rubber hosing with large quick links).

Added: 2012-09-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: crw5074 on 2011-09-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Nice climb

First climb after a 2 month hiatus from climbing. Roof encounter is fun and exciting. Got off-route and wound up on the second pitch of "Surprise Surprise" at 5.7+ PG/R, at the time it seemed really technical and run-out for 5.4; I had thought I was just weak until I read the new PA guide book


Added: 2011-09-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gwg on 2009-04-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Warmup Climb

Be sure you know how to communicate with your partner before you leave the ground.

Added: 2009-04-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: mwhittak on 2009-02-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Surprise

Surprise

Added: 2009-02-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: freakymodo on 2008-09-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Noisy but scenic

Started out on Surprise, then did an alternate ending with Chieftain, climbing through the crux of Chieftain (that big overhang).

Added: 2008-09-14

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