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West Face - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.20/5 Average Rating : 4.20 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (10)
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Medium Rack to 3", lots of 1" gear.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.25/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.25/5

Description:

An excellent crack climbing route, featuring some difficult finger cracks. Shares the same start at the Northwest Corner.

Submitted by: crackjammer on 2004-01-28
Views: 1432
Route ID: 47963

10 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lithophiliac on 2016-07-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Another quality route!

This route would make a great warm up to the area for those looking to do some harder routes. The approach is straightforward and each pitch was well worth doing. We took our time on this route due to a party above us, but everyone's suggestion to run it in 3 pitches with a 70m rope was correct. The crux pitch was fierce, but thankfully short and I would totally give it .11a. The last pitch was really fun and we ran it from the end of the .11a to the top with no issues. Descend into the gully on the South side via 3 raps and some snowy down climbing.

Added: 2016-07-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: IsayAutumn on 2012-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars nice route

Short crux section, but the whole route was fun. Did it in 3 pitches. Nice short route and a good first route in the Cascades.

Added: 2012-08-27

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: ryanb on 2009-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Cool short route

Just climbed this with the gf (fell at the crux) and think it deserves some stars...not as sustained as some moderate WA pass free routes (the passanger, freedom rider) but the top three pitches are really good and make for a pleasant short outing.


Added: 2009-07-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: snaffel on 2008-04-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars West Face

Good Route

Added: 2008-04-02

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: valeberga on 2006-07-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Led my share of pitches including the crux pitch. Took one fall at the crux onto a purple DMM. Got it clean on the second try. Route was shorter than I was expecting.

Route is also rated 5.10d depending on source.

Witnessed by: kilo
Added: 2006-07-22

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