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Caress of Steel - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.92/5 Average Rating : 3.92 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9 V0 WI1 A0 M1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.29/5
  Rock Quality 3.57/5
  Scenery 3.43/5
  Fun Factor 3.62/5

Description:

jugs to an exciting finish, scary if your a 10 leader. Most popular warm-up in canyon.

Submitted by: criscokid on 2006-10-10
Views: 1069
Route ID: 4610

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  Safety Rating G
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rat-baby on 2014-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars .

Polished!

Added: 2014-06-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: maowcakes on 2012-08-09 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Victim of its own popularity.

The movement was cool, but couldn't get over the fact that it was waxed marble for feet the entire time.

Added: 2012-08-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: USnavy on 2012-07-02 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars a

I do not understand why people are so psyched to climb on glass polished crap. This route would be a classic if it wasent polished like ice. All of the routes in this area are incredibly polished; so much that it's not even fun. I find it funny that the guidebook says this area offers the best sport in American Fork, I found it to be among the worst. There are routes only 100 feet away that are better. It's too bad, I can see how these routes used to be mega-classic. But with all the use, they have been reduced to 2-star polished ice climbs.

Added: 2012-07-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: rode8218 on 2011-10-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars cold

fingers were so cold on this day, but still a good route, nice big holds. FUN!

Added: 2011-10-17

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: rockmonkey182 on 2009-09-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great warm-up on a fun wall

http://verticalcountry.blogspot.com/2009/09/american-fork-membrane-caress-of-steel.html

Added: 2009-10-11

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