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***Big Men, Small Airplanes - 5.10c

Average Rating = 4.25/5 Average Rating : 4.25 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 8
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Rock (Trad)
G
1
purple to yellow camalot,stoppers
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.25/5
  Fun Factor 4.25/5

Description:

Climb a shallow finger/hand crack in a left-facing corner, to a ledge. Continue over the roof, via a hand crack, to the top. Just climbing to the ledge - 5.8

Submitted by: jen_c on 2009-05-09
Views: 675
Route ID: 29283

6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: abrock5 on 2012-10-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars 5.8 Variation

Lead to the anchors below the roof. Fun climb to practice your jamming.

Added: 2012-10-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: crjanow on 2010-05-22 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars 2nd trad lead

i lead it to the anchors

Added: 2010-06-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: crjanow on 2009-11-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars top rope

i only made it to the ledge

Added: 2010-01-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Mikeclimb1 on 2008-12-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun climb

Easy enough crack line. There's always enough room for the fingers. The only challenge is that the crack leans from left to right as you ascend. The roof's a bear!

Added: 2009-01-22

Ratings
  Difficulty
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: jen_c on 2002-12-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Great crack climb

Added: 2002-12-15

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