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Slippery when Wet - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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TR or pro to 3". no bolts
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

A spectacular overhanging lieback. start by scrambling up to a ledge about 15 ft up. gather your thoughts and follow the lieback finger crack as it gradually becomes overhung until reaching the top. a challenging variation continues right once reaching the top, and requires a pro placement just before sending the small roof (5.10b)

Descent Options:

let your belayer do the work

Submitted by: lalamur on 2009-08-05
Last Modified: 2009-09-21
Views: 418
Route ID: 101194

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lalamur on 2008-08-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun when dry

One of the best routes at Rim Rock. Recommend using cams or tricams to lead. The optional traverse has a fun and exposed 5.10b move. Might be possible to set a TR over the roof if you use a cam as a directional in the overhanging crack.

Added: 2011-02-26