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variation: Rhetorical Question - 5.12a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Emily Matter
Rock (Sport)
3 bolts (Punctuation Mark bolts 1-2, Rhetorick's bolts 3 and anchors)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)


Fun linkup, probably still 5.12a but harder and more technical than Rhetorick proper, starting Punctuation Mark and finishing Rhetorick, as described in the Protection field of this route. Punctuation Mark gets no traffic, but we were going to climb Rhetorick and Emily wanted to hang a TR on Pmark. She kept off the 5.5 but dabbed at Rhetorick's jug. (I just now consulted that venerable tome, Austin Rock, and found "any good hold is off".) Well, then this linkup seemed obvious, and she sent it pronto.

Submitted by: Hogge on 2013-05-08
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Route ID: 113748

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  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: ematter on 2013-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Rhetorical Question

Fun variation to Rhetoric. The Punctuation Mark start adds quite a few more moves and variety with the end crux of Rhetoric. Toss in some slopers and crimps vs the crimpy Rhetoric start. Builds up a bit of pump.

Added: 2013-06-27