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Wierd Water - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Quickdraws, possibly some trad gear depending on the chosen start.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Scramble up a 4th class gully to reach the base of the route on the side opposite from Mt Rushmore. There are several different starts. Climbing directly up bolts to the route is 5.10, or you can easily traverse in from the left at 5.3ish. Afterwards, climb psat bolts to the summit of the formation - a long pitch. Double rope rap to descend.

Submitted by: atg200 on 2001-10-22
Views: 690
Route ID: 5715

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
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  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 2013-08-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Best single pitch 5.7 in the universe

Single pitch climb with a multi-pitch approach. We took the finger crack start. Seemed a touch hard for 5.7 but pros well. Then moved left and clipped a couple of bolts on the 5.10, then up and right to the bolts on weird water. The guide says 10 or 12 bolts, we counted 7 plus the 2 from weird dripper (5.10).

Added: 2013-08-23

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: speedywon on 2006-05-30 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Fun route balancing and pulling on crystals. The crux comes in the bottom 1/3 of the route, then you can cruz to the top. Enjoy the distant view of the needles from the top!

Witnessed by: kappydane
Added: 2006-05-30

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: jmk1981 on 2005-10-02 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2005-10-02

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: cruxmonger on 2005-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2005-06-10

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pointy on 2004-08-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

really fun, worth the tricky approach

Added: 2004-08-23

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