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The Being Inferior - 5.12a

Average Rating = 3.38/5 Average Rating : 3.38 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Sport
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.17/5
  Rock Quality 2.67/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.17/5

Description:

This is the first route right of "Mental Warfare" as you head south (upstream). With the sand levels of the late '90s and early '00s you'd start with strong moves in steep rock. After the spring of '07 you have an additional 3 feet of climbing as the sand washed away significantly. The new start adds a BIG first move. The original route heads left via the huge detached flake. An alternate finish heads straight to the chains and adds perhaps a grade. If you can take the pump you can clip the chains.

Descent Options:

Chains.

Submitted by: roadstead on 2007-09-10
Views: 772
Route ID: 70158

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: glennstu on 2013-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars :)

This route is great...a bit stiff imho, but all jugs

Added: 2013-10-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: crackmd on 2010-03-21 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars good deep creek climbing

blew boulder sequence at bottom.

Added: 2010-03-21

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: GEORGETHEFLAILER on 2009-10-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars sweet

the route has gotten harder since the wall got taller but i still love the direct new start

Added: 2009-10-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: crazy_fingers84 on 2009-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars flashed

First time I got on this route... I have been eyeing for some time. It really let's up at the top!

Added: 2009-09-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12a
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: Crawdaddy on 2008-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars 6 pack

After a side injury and some draw thieves put a couple routes I wanted to work on the sideline, I set a goal to climb a six-pack of 'hard' routes in one session. Today went well. I redpointed 'Belly Rubber' (12b), 'Naked Man' (12a), '21-run' (13a), 'Dump Truck' (12c), 'Being Inferior' (12a), and 'Opiate' (12a) in that order. No falls, no hangs. :) Then I still had to clean some draws off Belly Rubber...I was tired. So I got 7 pitches of 12+ climbing.
The best part though was hanging out with friends in the sunshine. :)

Added: 2008-09-26

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