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Pygmy Alien - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.09/5 Average Rating : 4.09 out of 5
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1st pitch-Pitons to Webbing anchors 2nd pitch-Small to large pro.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.62/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.62/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

1st pitch-Popular face climb up the most prominent wall in the park. Long route requiring two 50m ropes. Ends in small cave called the "Pigmy Bowl". (5.8,140') 2nd pitch-Left out of the cave past four pins to gain hand and finger crack leading to top of formation. Fun pitch with great view of the canyon. Small to large pro. (5.8, 100') 2nd pitch variation- Face climbing along finger crack directly above pins then traverse left to original route. (5.8) Descent- Walk north through cave then use two rappel stations to reach ledges, walk off tip of fomation.

Submitted by: oetkb on 2005-12-18
Views: 1578
Route ID: 1681

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: erborrego on 2012-06-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars ah the Pygmy Alien

Long, & easy!! We only did the first pitch.. the view from the pit was Awesome!!

Added: 2012-07-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: justgio928 on 2011-03-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome Climb

Looks crazy from the road! Saw some people on it when we drove in and were stunned!

Added: 2011-03-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: porkchop_express on 2010-08-20 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars fun

mad pins.

Added: 2010-09-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: howery on 2010-07-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars OS

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Added: 2010-07-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ericfoltz on 1998-12-31 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lead

OS

Added: 2010-05-09

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