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Angel's Arete - 5.10a popular

Average Rating = 4.52/5 Average Rating : 4.52 out of 5
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Cal Swoager, Mike Artz, May 1985
Rock
PG- Pin (no longer there), Small to medium gear.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.07/5
  Rock Quality 4.53/5
  Scenery 4.29/5
  Fun Factor 4.65/5

Description:

If you're not comfortable at the grade, pick something else. This is the striking white arete about 100' right of the stairs from the parking lot. Though the climbing certainly isn't harder than than 10a, it is heady and bold. A fixed pin used to protect the crux, but is now gone. You can place a 00 TCU (or like-sized piece) in its place, but it uses up part of the crux handhold. It's possible to catch a fall from the crux, but your belayer had better be good. If you're up for it, you won't be disappointed. Angel's Arete has just the right mix of perfect stone, aesthetic climbing and terror.

Submitted by: mr8615 on 2006-07-17
Last Modified: 2008-12-10
Views: 1799
Route ID: 37244

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: szorio on 2011-06-06 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars *

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Added: 2011-07-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: szorio on 2011-05-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars love it

one of my favs

Added: 2011-06-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: rocket_man on 2001-09-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One of the best routes at The New!

I've never lead this, but I'll top rope it anytime I can.

Added: 2011-06-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: dew4theq on 2010-08-21 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good climb...

Great climb, definitely 4 stars.

Added: 2010-11-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: littlemissme14 on 2010-09-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars first areate and worth it

First time doing areate climb and it was a great climb. During the climb had to do lot of high steps where you stand up and hope there are some good hand holds above. It required a lot of balance and was fun after the 2 or 3 time of doing the same move. once at the top was able to take in the view and overall i really enjoyed the climb.

Added: 2010-09-07

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