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desperado* - 5.11a

Average Rating = 3.80/5 Average Rating : 3.80 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 5
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.75/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

just right of red slab. finishes on steep smooth slab over little roof. fro true ascent. do move off right after roof. stay in middle of face.

Submitted by: criscokid on 2004-07-16
Views: 830
Route ID: 37401

9 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: hallmitch6 on 2009-06-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Despperado

Nice start, stout finish. You get a break in the middle. But stay on the route its easy to get off track.

Added: 2012-10-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: belikerk on 2010-07-07 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars hard

beginning and ending are tough. the ending over the roof only gives you little crimpers and not much else, which was my downfall.

Added: 2010-07-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: mgoodro on 2009-11-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Surprised

Didn't know that grade when I hit it on TR at the end of the day. It gave me some trouble so I'm glad to see it was an 11a. Nice start, a bit tricky in the middle, stout finish. Easy sections in between detract from the overall quality or give you a break depending on your perspective. I was glad for the breaks.

Added: 2009-11-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: briankorale on 2003-06-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Info on Desperado

The 1st time I climbed this route, a guy was coming down from Ed & Terry wall-- he said it is 11b if you avoid using the left rail/edge on the last few moves, otherwise it's 10b or so. He also said it was a new route he had just put up called "Desperado." This was in about 1999.

Added: 2008-11-10

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Flash Flash ascent by: texscala on 2004-08-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

This is definatly an 11.a. I think the move going over the roof of impossible dream is harder than any move on this route but this route has a few moves than can be tricky and its length makes it a harder route.

Witnessed by: Alanna
Added: 2004-08-19

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