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Cave Route - 5.7 popular

Average Rating = 3.60/5 Average Rating : 3.60 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.75/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5


First route on left at base of Cerebrus Gendarme. Watch Clint Eastwood climb this in the Eiger Sanction

Submitted by: mikemachineco on 2002-10-15
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Route ID: 25553

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: porkchop_express on 2012-04-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars stout!

bring a #4 for the opening moves, and crack technique for the upper bit. If you are a crack climber it will feel 5.7. If you are from the east coast and are climbing this because it's the only thing in the part that is 5.7...then it will feel like 5.9+. Keep looking to the sides and behind you for backsteps and stems. it's all there!

Added: 2012-05-18

  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: porkchop_express on 2010-09-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars 5.7 my ass

But still fun! Dont be fooled by the rating. Take a few 2's and 3's c4s in addition to a "normal" rack. The cave at the top is really awesome.

Added: 2010-09-14

  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: ericfoltz on 2000-04-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 2nd


Added: 2010-05-09

  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: iklimbrocks on 2010-04-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars 5.7 WoW!

Heads up!!!

Added: 2010-04-19

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: mwill on 2009-05-24 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Cave Route

HARD for the grade. Worst crack of all time. Do not climb after having hiked Angels Landing.

Added: 2009-08-23

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