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KB-5 - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.25/5 Average Rating : 3.25 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock
2 bolts to toprope anchors
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5

Description:

KB-5 is the center route, just left of blank page. Similiar start - high first bolt with very positive, juggy initial moves to the first bolt. Rating based on TexasClimbers.com rating

Submitted by: bmoscon on 2004-05-02
Views: 729
Route ID: 11067

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: annette on 2012-08-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Really not that bad

I had heard over the years that this was a weird 9, not worth climbing...I disagree...it has some neat and committing moves for a 9

Added: 2012-08-05

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: kubok13 on 2012-03-31 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars none

stick-clip unnecessary

Added: 2012-04-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: Hogge on 2010-02-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars liked this!

A tall, pretty, interesting hard-to-read route, deserving stars in the guidebook. Use the stick clip! Surrounding routes can be solidly climbed without the stick, but this one is not very juggy and you're committed once you start pulling, over a bad fall off the ledge.

Added: 2010-02-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kvochatzer on 2009-09-27 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars not a "give me"

had seen others on this struggling and going left of the second bolt. I followed when I climbed and went left, too, but didn't find the 2-finger pocket they used. an excellent example of using someone else's beta and having it mess with my own reading of the climb skills. on the second try I followed my own read and easily sent it.

Added: 2009-09-27