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Piton Crack - 5.7

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 25
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Crack system just right around the corner from the righthand wall of the Rusty Bong dihedral. Either go up R and then back L onto the slab, OR straight up the short gently overhanging crack from the ground (5.8+). Follow the crack up, then L on a delicate face traverse to the L-leaning crack sporting several fixed pins (2 variations in this section, both somewhat strenuous) & up to a ledge. Hensley's '91 R&I miniguide says it's 5.7 - and it is 'Old School' 5.7. Worthy route!

Descent Options:

Exit to the very top off to climber's R through a break in the upper wall to reach the Ridge Trail.

Submitted by: virginiapine on 2012-01-26
Views: 1307
Route ID: 66155

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: wikswo on 2005-12-31 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2005-12-31

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cadaverchris on 2005-08-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

great lead. recommend the optional belay at the end of the traverse. good exposure.

Added: 2005-08-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: virginiapine on 2004-05-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good route, quite worthwhile.

No comment

Added: 2004-05-18