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South Face - 5.6

Average Rating = 4.30/5 Average Rating : 4.30 out of 5
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Light rack of cams, one big piece
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.60/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.40/5

Description:

This is on the left edge of the face reached by the trail. The route is called the south face but it's actually more west-facing. Look for a pictograph about 25ft up that's where youu need to go! Climb broken rock to a chimney and belay on a big ledgeon the East face. A second easy pitch leads up a short jam crack thne over easy terraine to a horizontal crack which traverses around the North arete. The crux is an exposed mantle. no bolt to clip but hey it's only 5.6!
To descend, make one single rope rap to the top of pitch two, and then a double rope rap to the ground. Congratulations-you just did the easiest route at Indian Creek!

Submitted by: markguycan on 2004-05-11
Views: 1280
Route ID: 14915

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16 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: nkane on 2012-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars worth the hike for the summit

mostly a hike. don't bring a big piece all the way up there. I have no idea where you'd put it.

Added: 2012-04-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: stevecurtis on 2012-03-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars rope solo

not much real climbing on this, but the last 20 ft is in your face for 5.6

Added: 2012-03-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: wally on 2007-05-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars fun

not a whole lot of climbing for all the hiking to get there, but great scenery. The mantle is at least a 5.8 move.

Added: 2011-05-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jmeizis on 2010-03-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great Sunrise Watching Spot

Decided to climb this by moonlight and watch the sunrise. Awesome experience and easy climbing (only put on my climbing shoes for the mantle move). It was a bit chilly being april and exposed up high but overall it was fun. Note to those trying to find the approach. It's in a wide wash where the mesa comes closest to the wash.

Added: 2010-03-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jesseryan on 2009-11-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fun

nice chill hike

Added: 2009-11-13

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