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Town Crier - A1

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Large rack to 3 inches
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  Safety Rating G
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Description:

Climbed in 5-6 pitches. First pitch is 5.9 free, second is 5.8 free, then its aid for the next 3-4 pitches. Pitch 1- awk hand crack Pitch 2- Chimney (5.8) w/ exit move at 5.9 to left facing corner. Pitch 3- Face cracks, short pendulm left to vertical crack (which is A1, or aid this traverse for the only A2 on the pitch). Pitch 4- A1 and some free climbing to small overhang, angle off left into shallow open book. Right to bolt ladder. Pitch 5- Flaring cracks A1 and bolt ladder. Pitch 6- Final bolt ladder then mid-5th class free climbing up and left past alcove, finishing with a dirty crack to top. (last two pitches are often linked, most people do not do the dirty loose scramble to the top).

Submitted by: hollyclimber on 2004-06-22
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Route ID: 1794

5 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pointy on 2005-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

pretty fun. Lots of fixed gear on pitch 4. Offsets were pretty handy. A talon or similar hook could ease the transition to free climbing on the later pitches.

Added: 2005-09-05

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: mattm on 2004-08-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2004-08-20

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: hollyclimber on 2001-07-11 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Great Route! It was my first multipitch aid route. The free climbing pitch 2 is a superfun chimney.

Witnessed by: E VanCannon
Added: 2001-07-11

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: bluesky on 1994-10-30 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

My first 'longer' aid route.

Added: 1994-10-30

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: snaffel on 1993-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 1993-06-15