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Grinch - 5.12c

Average Rating = 3.88/5 Average Rating : 3.88 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 9
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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3 bolts to anchors with sport clips.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c V6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.67/5
  Scenery 3.17/5
  Fun Factor 4.17/5

Description:

Bouldery. Excellent route. 5.11b sport to 3rd bolt followed by V5 finish. No real rests on this climb, treat it like a boulder problem.

Submitted by: fracture on 2004-12-20
Last Modified: 2013-07-23
Views: 804
Route ID: 49765

9 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: ematter on 2013-10-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Grinch

I like this route but it doesn't seem to get that much traffic. It's pretty thin but not too bad to bolt 3, then you get to the crux. It took me quite a few tries of bailing from the 3rd bolt before I figured out what I needed to do.

Once I finally figured out my beta I only had to work it a few times and then I sent. The longest part was just figuring out what beta I needed to use. I talked to a few other people and they all seemed to do it slightly differently - Nobody I talked to did it the way I ended up doing it. The route is very bouldery.

Added: 2013-10-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jlee91 on 2013-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Slopey Bouldery Goodness

Nice and crimpy start then goes up to a slopey finish, really fun!

Added: 2013-09-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c V6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jb2100 on 2012-09-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Boulder Problem

Was thinking a V6 for the entire route before. Now I'm thinking V7. This route is on you the entire way and does not let up for a minute. Probably 10-12 tries to finish.

Edit* Got on it again, felt easier, thinking V6 again. Easier than Scorpion child IMO

Added: 2012-09-23

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: kvochatzer on 2011-08-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars out of my reach... for now

just couldn't make the moves through the crux (left hand pinch, right hand throw to slope from the undercling). Pulled past to the right hand sloper and then completed.

Added: 2011-09-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: nosferatu87 on 2010-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars woo

v5/6 15 feet of the ground

Added: 2010-10-17

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