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Two pitch bolted route w. anchors at the belays. (SoloRed) There are no bolts on the 2nd pitch.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.38/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

An E-rock classic climb. Start left of "M.D. 20/20" and climb to the left of the tree. Belay from huge almost horizontal flake. Finish on the big black streak up to the top - 20m+ runout up top. Takes full 60M rope to complete. Crystals worn down so the rating has changed over time from a 5.7 to about a 5.9. Perfect climb!

Submitted by: solored on 2004-01-16
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Route ID: 12707

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Alex_V0 on 1995-02-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars First ever lead

Good thing I didn't know about the second pitch.

Added: 2011-08-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kevthegerman on 2010-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Walk off at 1:30 am

We started this climb at 9:30 pm with 4 guys and one rope.. it was an awesome moonlit night and with the headlamps made it a perfect amount of light to increase the challenge and keep cool. We chilled at the 2nd pitch belay ledge and smoked and laughed and "Kaaaaaakeeeeeee" until 1130 and climbed the last pitch before hiking off.. I dropped a purple ATC from the top belay so if you find it, don't use it... its 15 years old and to 15 bumps off the 350 ft climb on the way down...

Added: 2010-09-30

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: kubok13 on 2009-11-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars none

swapped leads with rob-o

Added: 2009-11-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: justroberto on 2009-11-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars -

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Added: 2009-11-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: melham on 2009-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Harder than the old guidebook says it is

The old guide book puts this at a 5.7. Um, no. Still a good climb, but just did the first pitch, and definitely NOT a 5.7. My BF lead it with a 40lb pack on... too sweet. The pull over the ledge is pretty stout for us shorties (I'm 5'1"), but can be done with a little blind trust in the feet you don't think you have. The second pitch may put it at 5.9, but I thought it was about equal in difficulty with Deep Prok on the first pitch, which is why I give it the 5.8 rating.

Added: 2009-03-22

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