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Appetite For Destruction - 5.11a

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


A direct line up Tower 1, starting at its northern toe. 5 pitches of face and a bit of scrambling to the summit.

Submitted by: joepuryear on 2004-02-26
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Route ID: 49184

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lithophiliac on 2013-06-22 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Adventurous climbing!!

Climbed this with Phil on Saturday and found some real head's up climbing! We broke off or trundled over 1,000 lbs of rock during our ascent. I had holds disintegrate in my hands over a dozen times on lead and it became a real challenge to avoid hitting my belayer at times! This is in addition to the tons of dirt and lichen that permeated the route. If this got more traffic, it could turn into a pretty good climb, but for now, I'm just glad its over! The first .10d pitch was very sustained, while the second had a hard start that could easily be called .11. Exit straight left just below the last bolt to finish the route. Be sure to bring enough webbing to back up all 5 stations as we found heavily faded and chewed through slings at all belays.

Added: 2013-06-23

Onsight Onsight ascent by: stoney on 2002-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Whata route. If you love hard loose rock you gonna love this route. Upper pitches are a little dirty.

Added: 2002-04-27