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Northwest Corner - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Medium Rack to 4.5"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

A nice Grade III climb of wide cracks to reach NEWS's technical only summit. A very popular climb on a nice sunny, summer weekend.

Submitted by: crackjammer on 2004-01-28
Views: 1017
Route ID: 47961

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jand on 2009-07-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars classic

a classic climb with quality rock. The pitches are relatively short and the climb can be done quickly (does not need a full day). The flak pitch is the crux and best pitch IMO.

Added: 2009-07-13

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: friend on 2004-02-25 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

simul-climbed in 2 pitches.

Added: 2004-02-25

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: alpinfox on 2003-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Offwidth pitch is pretty tough.

Added: 2003-09-06

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: highlander on 2002-07-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2002-07-28

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: egates on 1998-08-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 1998-08-19