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Rock-About - 5.11a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 9
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John Hogge
Rock (Sport)
10 bolts (8 are permadraws) and anchors.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Start Vanilla Sky, climbing its 1st two bolts and bolt 3 (a permadraw). Clip bolt 4 (a permadraw) and traverse from there on a high or low path. Both paths are a little runout and merge before the next clip. The high path is an extended ledge system. Traverse the ledge system though the rest of the bolts. The anchors are up and right a little from the ledge system. BE CAREFUL OF TRAFFIC UNDER YOU. Two "somewhat" runouts.

Submitted by: Hogge on 2012-07-30
Last Modified: 2014-08-28
Views: 623
Route ID: 112047

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  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: Hogge on 2012-07-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars FA; grading comments

Likely the last long route I'll ever develop, due to the limited public land around Austin. I really enjoy the extended ledge forming most of the route's handholds.

Grading this is tough. Compare it to Insane Whisperings (Mrock) which has more powerful (10d) moves and pump adding up to 11b. The hardest moves here seem 10b, but it's long and the grade is about clipping several of the last bolts and finishing while pumped.

Added: 2012-07-30