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National Velvet - 5.6

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Sport)
PG13
2
3 Bolts with Bolted Rappel
140
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 2.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

1st Pitch: Friction climb with runout bolts to a rappel anchor on the ledge. Flake between 2nd and 3rd bolt is breaking off in places, watch your step. 3rd bolt leaves a 30-40' runout to rappel anchors above the ledge. Rappel there or climb the 2nd pitch through the gulley. 2nd Pitch: No bolts. You can fit a #1 Camalot in the crack up and left of the rappel anchors. Crumbling sandstone 30-40' to 10" Tree for anchor. Walkoff.

Descent Options:

Rappel from ledge or climb second pitch to crappy walkoff around the back of the slab.

Submitted by: mudchemist on 2007-07-24
Views: 774
Route ID: 87195

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Calebconrad on 2014-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun Easy route

This was a fun route for wife and me to do laps on and work on techniques

Added: 2014-05-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mudchemist on 2007-07-23 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars PNW Climb

1st pitch was fun. Great view of the valley below. 2nd pitch was poor rock and a miserable walkoff on a hot day. Lead 1st pitch and traded to RH.

Added: 2007-07-24