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Pincer Perfect - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 7
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Trad)
One big cam to the left at the start (perhaps remove after established in the "Crab Walk" flake due to rope drag), and a light rack of small to 3" pieces, plus 4 bolts.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Climb the "Crab Walk" flake until the traverse begins. Now head up past 4 bolts.

Descent Options:

Double-rope rappel from 2-bolt station (one bolt has a metal strip attached).

Submitted by: virginiapine on 2007-10-25
Views: 692
Route ID: 89951

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: virginiapine on 2007-01-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice crystal-pinching route.

Nice route - crux section a bit longer than on most other moderate routes at Old Rag. Bolts were caulked and look to be in decent shape.

Added: 2007-10-25