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In Tribute to Skid - 5.7

Average Rating = 2.33/5 Average Rating : 2.33 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.50/5
  Scenery 2.50/5
  Fun Factor 2.00/5

Description:

Left-facing and right-facing flake that forms a wide crack

Submitted by: thetrojanrabbit on 2006-05-01
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Route ID: 76269

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rockandlice on 2009-10-12 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Pretty Obscure, for good reason.

I agree with mjwestla for the most part, except the begining. I slotted a blue TCU lower in the not-even-tips crack that was actually pretty bomber, and then a nut at the bottom of a wider spot that still alowed a solid finger lock above. The move directly up was more technical, but better protected than using the ledges to the left and traversing back in.

This was the most challenging climb of the day for me. Way harder on lead than Zag and Where Real men dare. I stood confused at the roof move for quite a bit before finally commiting and pulling through. Sloped and dirty!

Added: 2009-10-12

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mjwestla on 2009-09-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars interesting

Odd route in that it ascends two flakes about a body width apart. Several ways up the line, but I found it easiest to avoid the direct line (I favored placing a first piece of gear in the necessary hand hold for that section). I wandered up and left on the big ledges, then traversed back to the right to get into the twin flake system. There is a secret crimper high up that makes the move to the right much more secure! From there it's awkward stemming moves (with good gear options) up to the roof. I found the move over the roof to be the crux... it's pretty committing for a 7. The holds were mostly slopey and were VERY sandy and dirty. I investigated both options and preferred going left. Easy to aid through with a cam under the roof if need be though.

Quite a step up from "beginners only" down the crag a little ways. We left a TR and tried some variations which were quite good, including a direct start (you just don't end up with gear until 20 feet up that way and it's closer to an 8 move).

Rap down from the tree or walk off.

Added: 2009-09-07

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: delphyne on 2009-04-19 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars weird route

I set this one up on TR after topping out Beginner's Only. Strange moves though the wide part. Some very slippery rock at the bottom.

Added: 2009-04-20

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Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: thetrojanrabbit on 2006-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-04-30