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Totem Pole - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Challenging and fun for 5.7, not the greatest rock. Above the road guardrail, slither up-through-behind flake/chimney to belay. (Maybe fixed gear, but back-up/build belay as necessary.) Move left around corner and climb up second chimney. (This can be difficult for some, bring large pro...) Continue up face to top. Rap with one rope. (Somewhat manky anchors last I was there -'02, may have been replaced since...but don't bet on it.)

Submitted by: brushman on 2006-05-03
Views: 656
Route ID: 76324

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lightrack on 2008-09-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars on the Fritz!

very cool route, that was done in '36?!?!? simply amazing! 5.7 for sure, don't buy into the hype of such thing in 1936!

Added: 2009-05-28

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: teleguitar4 on 2008-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars great climb

watch for the clappers

Added: 2008-08-05

  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jamesjay on 2008-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fun climb

different description in the guide book. it says 10b

Added: 2008-08-03