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Zig (aka The Layback) - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.55/5 Average Rating : 3.55 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.73/5
  Rock Quality 3.83/5
  Scenery 3.27/5
  Fun Factor 3.75/5

Description:

Decent smaller crack located upstream from zag. Route has an extremely pollished section midway. 50 ft.

Submitted by: jajen on 2006-07-06
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Route ID: 39788

31 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: Jeramie on 2011-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun Climb - Bit Dirty

This was fun climb. As said before, one polished section. Very dirty while we were there, and warm in the afternoon with the sun on us.

Added: 2011-04-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: csproul on 2010-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars thin tips...

...layback with glassy feet. the crux was short, but also close to the ground.

Added: 2010-09-20

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: xxrayna on 2009-07-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Probably my favorite 5.9 at the New

I really enjoyed this climb and found the crux section to be very thought provoking and core intensive.

Added: 2009-10-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: MonkeySpank on 2009-09-19 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Rubber don't work on glass

Requires strong core power to layback through the slick as glass middle. I had to hangdog it.

Added: 2009-09-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: forkliftdaddy on 2009-09-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun but....

Fun climb with a section of, you guessed it, slick feet. Makes Bloody Crack at Looking Glass look well textured. A few stems, finger locks and jams add to the fun. Top was dirty.

Added: 2009-09-20

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