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Arterial Bypass - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 25
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Paul Parker, Kevin Pogue, January 2003
Rock (Sport)
4 bolts, chain anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Bolted route on the left side of the alcove right of Dance of the Shaman. Sloping holds down low get a little better farther up. Stay on the face and out of the corner.

Descent Options:

Rap or lower from chain anchors

Submitted by: mgoodro on 2013-10-14
Views: 374
Route ID: 114509

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mgoodro on 2013-10-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Not the best warmup lead.

The 2008 guidebook lists this as 5.8 but several people there called it a challenging 5.9 (as I was leading it - thanks! ;)). I found it more challenging than Don Coyote (5.8) and So Funny I Forgot to Laugh (5.9), both of which are more straightforward and would have been a better warmup.

Added: 2013-10-14