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G.M. - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Gear to 3" (you may want a big piece, e.g. #5 camalot, for the 2nd pitch)
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.33/5
  Scenery 3.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

This climb is an area classic, if you only climb one 5.9 while at Index, this should be the one! For many climbers this three pitch jewel is they're first "real" climb after graduating from the slabs. Starts on the ledge, most come in from the right, if the blackberries were chopped down access from the left might be safer. Lots of liebacking, and some minor routefinding challenges.

Submitted by: skinkididoo on 2005-09-26
Views: 1009
Route ID: 12753

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: JakubBujak on 2011-08-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Much easier than Godzilla

Although they are both 5.9s this one was much easier. Nice juggy holds...

Added: 2011-08-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tradclimber14 on 2008-09-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars GM

Worthwhile climb! I would finish with the hand crack on Heart of the Country.

Added: 2008-09-22

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: djrepnik on 2006-07-16 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars third pitch????????

first and second pitch are fun...... third is offwidth. my partner was on lead, had my #3 C4 in his mouth, his feet slipped and yelled falling.... thus sending my #3 200ft to its death.... oh well, I got a new one!!!! Go to heart of the country instead

Added: 2007-03-29

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pzack on 2006-06-14 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars GM

The slab traverse is scary when wet. The second pitch is money

Added: 2006-11-14

Ratings
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Red Point Red Point ascent by: live2climb on 2006-02-13 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

sick

Added: 2006-02-13

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