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Sacred Ground/Castles Burning - 5.12b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Double set of cams up to #2 Camalot with extra finger pieces, set of nuts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


P1: starts just to the right of the North Face up a steep finger crack. This pitch is stout and sustained at the 5.11 grade, with a .11c crux. Pitch ends at the same belay as the North Face. P2: same as North Face. P3: head straight up face from belay past a bolt (.10) and up to a corner with another bolt (.10c) and some small gear (#0 TCU). P4: The business. Crank up steep face past five bolts and two 5.12 sections. Second crux is .12b. No need for any gear on this pitch. Rap the route with two 60 meter ropes.

Submitted by: madmax on 2004-10-04
Views: 1305
Route ID: 60456

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: kenhduncan on 2007-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fantastic route.

Fantastic route.

Added: 2011-02-12

Red Point Red Point ascent by: camhead on 2006-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Actually just redpointed the crux pitch while rappeling the north face. I really hope to get back and send the entire route very soon.

Witnessed by: Kevinator
Added: 2006-09-06