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When Natural Law Fails - 5.11d

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 6
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
four bolts, sling, to 1.5 inches
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5


Start at crack, 40 ft. left of the cave. Climb overhanging crack to hollow flake left. Traverse right 5 ft, clip bolt, pull difficult crux. Climb crack right to roof. Move left to horn, sling horn, pull roof, climb past three bolts to top. Route seems 11+, might be easier with more cleaning.

Descent Options:

Rappel from double-bolt anchor.

Submitted by: stevecurtis on 2007-04-08
Last Modified: 2010-02-04
Views: 1603
Route ID: 84821

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dreday3000 on 2012-02-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Good but lots of lichen

Fun route with neat crux. Crux is well protected but don't fall exiting the traverse. Lots of lichen in the upper slab section but relatively easy. Good route.

Added: 2012-02-24

  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bdc on 2011-10-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Interesting and good quality.


Added: 2011-10-09

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: cclarke on 2008-10-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great Route!

This route is very high quality with interesting moves on good rock. Super addition to the cliff. The crux moves are quite challenging.

I believe the traverse is to the right past the first bolt and not to the left as the route description says.

Added: 2008-10-14