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Hot Coals - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 4
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.50/5
  Rock Quality 2.50/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

The left face as you look at the front of Harkor Tower, right side of face, to the left of Gail's Folly, the prominent vertical crack up the tower. A seven to eight foot gap exists between Harkor Tower and South Wall to its left. To the left side of Hot Coals is Glimmer, also a face climb.

Descent Options:

Climb 12-15 feet up back side of Harkor Tower, right at the bottom end of the first set of wooden stairs and next to the only large tree. Anchor on largest branch that extends past cliff-edge over Harkor's main wall. Retrieve gear at end of TR session, th

Submitted by: brojay on 2004-08-05
Last Modified: 2012-06-04
Views: 443
Route ID: 57488

6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Climber-Clif on 2012-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hot Coals, Sweaty Rock

Palisades Quartzite can 'sweat' if the humidity & temperature factors are at certain levels; never seen this before elsewhere. Water beaded up on the rock on that sunny day, then ran in rivulets down the rock to form puddles on some of the best edges. Way strange. Otherwise, good edgy climb, tho.

Added: 2012-06-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: jnvnhs on 2008-09-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars hot coals

This was a fun face climb with a couple of cool stem moves.

Added: 2008-10-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Flibbertygibbit on 2007-09-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars -

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Added: 2007-11-03

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: mare0064 on 2005-07-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2005-07-16

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: basecamp on 2004-09-08 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2004-09-08

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