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Western Front - 5.3

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Medium Rack to 3"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 2.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

An excellent route to learn gear placement on. About 90 feet on easy but continuous 5.3 crack jamming on a slabby column crack. Highly recommended.

Submitted by: crackjammer on 2004-02-10
Views: 981
Route ID: 48493

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: shawnscriven on 2011-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great warm up route or beginning lead route

Guide book says rack to 2" for this entire section of the wall but the beginning of this route will take 3" gear for the first 40 feet. Gear placements can be questionable for the first half of the route.

Added: 2011-05-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: delynko on 2007-06-08 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars hmm

have some bigger gear...small stuff doesn't do much good at the beginning

Added: 2007-06-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: stamplis on 2007-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars _

Great route!

Added: 2007-05-16

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: gochubug on 2005-07-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

One of my first gear leads. A fun route.

Added: 2006-12-07