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Orangutang - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


1st Pitch- Start at the base of a nose, twenty feet to the right of Long Chimney. Follow the nose past two ledges and move right past a cave and up to a ledge covered with loose rock.(70')
2nd Pitch- Climb a steep, overhanging face to the wide, Crack of Doom. Follow the crack to the top, 5.8 or move left several feet and climb the overhanging face to a thin crack which leads to the top, 5.9. (30')

Descent Options:

Rap or Walk off.

Submitted by: NJ_Climber on 2008-12-13
Views: 598
Route ID: 97368

1 Ascent Recorded

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

4 out of 5 stars Orangutang

Fun bolted climb. Lots of bees/wasps half way up pitch 1 made for a difficult manuever past them. Without the wasps a solid 5.8-5.8+. With the Wasps 5.10

Added: 2011-11-14