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Vernal Equinox IV 5.10 R -

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Zion Free Rack. A hammer and an angle (number one or two, I don't remember). This is for the moves
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


A good, very very adventurous free route up the left flank of the leaning wall. If you are afraid of runouts, don't do this. The last pitch is a steep v-slot. This kicked my ass. Comments by D. Jones: First Ascent by Ron Olevsky and Mike Straussman over several days with many drilled pieces and points of aid. Dave Jones and George Allen free-climbed the entire route on second ascent in one day with no fixed ropes and avoiding the vast majority of drilled pieces.

Submitted by: dmckj on 2004-09-22
Views: 725
Route ID: 9017

5 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: vespernine on 2007-04-28 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars holy epic, batman

climbed with mugnyte & caleb

Added: 2007-05-01

Red Point Red Point ascent by: benkiessel on 2004-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

did not bring or need the angle everyone is talking about.
the climb is sandy and fun. i love the single piton belays!
i brought for gear, a set of stoppers, doubles of .5-3 camalot, and one of each of the following, green, yellow alien and 3.5 and 4 camalot.

Witnessed by: Amanda Pennington
Added: 2004-03-20

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: amanda on 2004-03-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Manky, but pretty fun. Be really careful on the fourth class top out, the rock is terrible.

Witnessed by: Ben Kiessel
Added: 2004-03-20

Onsight Onsight ascent by: funk29 on 2002-01-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

The second pitch squeeze chimny rules.
It makes me re-think all the chimney's I have ever climbed.
The sixth pitch is the crux, very technichal and run out. This route is not as good as Iron Messiah, but worth doing.

Witnessed by: Andrew Christensen, Sam the Hessian and I
Added: 2002-01-14

Onsight Onsight ascent by: stroker on 1998-05-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

I think its a number #2 angle needed. There's a belay up high, that consists of one drilled angle. Really fun runout route.

Witnessed by: another harlemite
Added: 1998-05-19