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Gemini Crack - Right - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.67/5 Average Rating : 3.67 out of 5
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Rock (Trad)
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Trad - small/medium nuts, TCU's, cams, etc.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.80/5
  Rock Quality 4.20/5
  Scenery 2.80/5
  Fun Factor 4.20/5

Description:

Classic! Of the two Gemini cracks, this is the right one. Challenging direct start (best), although it is possible to traverse in from left to ledge. Fairly sustained, with a couple good rests. Great pro all the way. 50 ft. Shuts.

Submitted by: brushman on 2008-07-18
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Route ID: 72041

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: IsayAutumn on 2013-11-11 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars eh

Far from classic. Hard and awkward for the grade.

Added: 2013-11-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: munky on 2010-08-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Gemini Right

So hot it felt a full number grade harder

Added: 2010-08-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: mjwestla on 2009-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars wow

I don't usually climb finger cracks but roped into the TR for this and quite enjoyed/endured this one. Actually managed a clean TR on the first go - if you don't count 1 false start! :D Felt it was quite the learning experience. If you don't know about fingerlocks, dealing with flared chimneys, and ring-lock grips you will by the time you reach the top. Felt really intense, harder than any 10a I'd been on, but I suspect technique would make that grade believable... had to clean the line so I went up a second time later and was totally thrashed, falling all the way up. Highly recommended!

Added: 2009-09-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dreday3000 on 2009-05-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Good

A bit short for the New. Lower section is hard if you don't traverse in from the left.

Added: 2009-05-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dew4theq on 2003-04-19 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars nice route

This route was awesome. Pretty solid gear the whole way, the ending was fun!

Added: 2008-09-30

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