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Kentucky Fried Penguin - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.73/5 Average Rating : 3.73 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.08/5
  Rock Quality 3.77/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.77/5

Description:

Drive to mile marker 381.7 and park on left side of road. A great slab climb..climb left hand side of mottled gray and white face using square-cut finger ledges. *** rating

Submitted by: climberboy on 2006-02-03
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Route ID: 171

17 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: FastEddie on 2011-05-29 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars *

Did this in light rain, but face was pretty much dry (compared to pretty much everything else this season in LC). A little reachy in some spots (but not a problem if you're tall). Good rests throughout, fun undercling (do it with smear feet for a bit of a power move). (BTW, knock above that undercling to hear the sound of a death flake :))

Added: 2011-05-29

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: SuperShell on 2010-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Kentucky Fried Penguin

Now this one does make sense, it reminds me of Penguins and Kentucky Fried Chicken. So the name does work.

Added: 2010-06-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: erica on 2009-06-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars **

techy towards the top, fun

Added: 2009-06-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Jibboom on 2009-06-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great climb

This climb is great, a technical endurance rush.

Added: 2009-06-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: cptnbucls on 2009-04-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 5 bolts

very good moves all the way up. the holds are not as smooth as kfc. my toes are sore from hanging onto those little corners and ledges. fun climb, but the bolts are far spread. I probably won't lead this one soon.

Added: 2009-04-23

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