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Under Arrest - 5.12a

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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5 bolts plus anchors
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


A slightly sustained traverse leads to a bucket before the crux moves, a really strenuous lieback to some good crimps. Slightly overhung. Overall a good route.

Submitted by: Crimposaurus on 2007-05-17
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Route ID: 85829

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  Difficulty 5.12b
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: cashmang on 2013-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Short and athletic 5.12

This seems to be a popular project climb for folks who are seeking to push thru to 5.12, since there is a good gear rescue route next door (Steep Street). I would consider this a stiff .12a, or .12b.

The route consists of a bouldery start off the ground, then a traverse on mostly really good, positive holds with good ledges for feet, then a few more good holds up to the horizontal crack/jug just below the crux.

The crux involves a really crappy sidepull for the right hand, then a reach for an equally crappy sidepull in the same direction for the left hand, providing a somewhat tenuous stance for the 5th clip. There are really good feet here if you look in the right places. Up from the 5th clip, the gradient softens some with a few mediocre crimpy holds and a recommended left heel hook to the finish.

Added: 2013-06-06