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Roofs Of Jericho - 5.10c

Average Rating = 4.25/5 Average Rating : 4.25 out of 5
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Bolts to chain anchors.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.25/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.25/5

Description:

2 pitch climb. You will need a 60 meter rope. (the first pitch can be terminated short at some midstation anchors and done with a 50M rope); The first pitch has a roof to negotiate and tops out on a small arch. The second pitch has another roof to pull over using sturdy, yet suspect desert varnish holds. Excellent climb for it's grade!

Submitted by: gordonl.larsen on 2001-04-25
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Route ID: 429

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: lupox on 2009-04-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Broken Hold = Harder Grade.

Did a poor lead of the first route of this with a friend at the end of a long day. Was feeling tired and kind of sloppy but the crap he was giving me about not getting up & over the roof inspired me to finally pull through it -- Doww is right: the rest is easy, but that roof is surprisingly good crux in the middle of it all.

Best part? My friend seconds it, gets to the roof and falls repeatedly finally admitting that the hold he kept yelling up to me to use had broken off since he had last climbed it!

Added: 2009-11-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
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  Scenery
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2008-09-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Roofs of Jericho

Real fun roof, the lower portion is all 5.9 at most, same with above the roof as well. But the roof is definitly at grade. The Owls nest comment below is related to "Past Lives". They were lost as to which route they were on. There is a ringtail cat who lives at the belay above the roof, but he/she is use to folks and did not get to excited even though I was piling my rope on top of the rock it was hiding under. Eventually scurried out, but bot to scared. Looked at me like we were long lost pals forever. The roof move is great. If you are a reacher, you will be able to clip the first of two bolts that protect the crux before you have to commit. This is a real roof pull, so you have to swing your feet up fast or you will pump out. Fun stuff.

Added: 2008-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: needrock on 2008-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars hella good!

this is the best climb in the area, no doubt! HOWEVER!!! there is a large owl who lives under the second roof. i'm not sure if this route should be done because of the effects on the owl's nest....guess you should just use your best judgement..

Added: 2008-08-17

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: rockmonkey182 on 2006-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-08-17

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: ldsclimber on 2005-01-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Why!!!! were all those bolts placed by that very easiely protectable crack? Come on put a bolt when gear is questionable not obvious and bomber.

Added: 2005-01-15

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