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Open Book Cracks - 5.1

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
Take a couple hexes in a two inch range and your good to go.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5


Start the climb on a crack for the first 10 feet then head up to a ledge before turning left to climb a large crack to the crux just before topping out. 5.0 is the actual rating for this route.

Descent Options:

Rap down the tree on another route called "the roof."

Submitted by: blarson on 2007-08-16
Views: 984
Route ID: 87778

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Justafafish on 2008-09-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Justafafish

The tree at the top is dead so we placed a sling onto the rock along the easiest route to rap from. Easy climb to figure out once you get there. Excellent alpine experience; this climb has a little of everything. Don't fall on those jagged rocks at the base... OUCH! careful on the descent. Crampons recommended....

Added: 2010-10-26

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fishsticks on 2009-10-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars beauty


Added: 2009-10-26

  Difficulty 5.1
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: blarson on 2007-08-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Less rewarding than the other routes

My first alpine trad route. Hardly a route at all though. More like class 4. However, the route doesn't detract from the beauty of the peak and surrounding atmosphere.

Added: 2007-08-16