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Atom Smasher - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Starts about 20 feet left of Airborne and 20 feet right of House of the Rising Sun in a right facing corner crack. Climb the corner crack with a crux at the top where it thins. Now take a breather and get ready to run through the roofs to a rest ledge. Follow the easy right facing corner to a roof and trend right to the Airborne anchors being careful not to pull on the "X" blocks.

Descent Options:

Bolted anchors

Submitted by: douglaskinsman on 2009-02-02
Views: 1030
Route ID: 97759

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dvs on 2009-12-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars no header

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Added: 2010-01-01

  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2009-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Do it

From the ground the roof looks unprotectable which couldn't be further from the truth. If anything there is too much pro that will distract you from hurrying up and out. The roof exposure really makes the route worth doing. The Dixie guide rates this as 11a/b but in reality it is probably only 10c or d.

Added: 2009-02-02