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Back Flip - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.44/5 Average Rating : 3.44 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 4
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (46)
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Three bolts for quickdrawsTwo anchors at top
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.29/5
  Rock Quality 3.78/5
  Scenery 3.56/5
  Fun Factor 3.78/5

Description:

The route has its name because of the ease with which the rope gets behind your leg causing you to flip upside down. (FA Curtis Mai) This route shares the top anchors with "water ballet". Here is a POV GoPro head cam video of this climb (HD): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Byrc8-uK4S4

Submitted by: c-horse on 2006-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-09-07
Views: 1481
Route ID: 15802

46 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ematter on 2013-03-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Back Flip

Fun variety of moves. I believe this route had a 4th bolt added which helps avoid the "rope behind the leg" thing.

Added: 2013-06-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: trevmanbearpig on 2012-09-03 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars awesome

so much fun great route, careful with rope and foot placement

Added: 2012-09-13

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: trevorcgray on 2012-07-21 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun but scary

Don't fall when clipping on the third bolt.

Added: 2012-07-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: asellers98 on 2012-01-09 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Tricky and a mental challenge

I agree with the last post, bolting seemed to be on purpose to get you commited.

Added: 2012-01-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: secander on 2011-12-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars n/a

Enjoyable problem with some fun sequences.

Added: 2011-12-29

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