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Breakneck - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.40/5
  Rock Quality 4.60/5
  Scenery 4.40/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5

Description:

P1 follow under large left facing flake. P2 veer right to summit of cockscomb P3 traverse cockscomb ridge north to windy corner P4 windy corner to summit ledge (P3 & P4 are necessary to descend from summit of cockscomb)

Descent Options:

You do not have to follow the last two pitches to rap from the summit. At the summit of the Cockscomb, there are cords and rap rings you can use to rap down to the bolts at the top of Breakneck Direct and then down to the ground from there.

Submitted by: ontherocks on 2006-05-08
Last Modified: 2010-10-25
Views: 1638
Route ID: 60830

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9 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: gfisheroofdmen on 2011-05-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great Climg

It was pretty easy going until the crux at the top on the first pitch

Added: 2011-05-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: shadylady on 2007-05-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First route at Seneca

This was the first climb that I did here. I got scared of the exposure at the hanging belay and we needed to lower off. (3 years later, I feel I should give the route another try...)

Added: 2009-06-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jpiazz01 on 2009-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Breakneck

Joe Piazza, Joe Martin...helped Tony Barnes get his rope back

Added: 2009-05-19

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: climbingpa on 1995-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars First Seneca route

This was my first Seneca route. Most memorable route for sure. Fun first hanging belay.

Added: 2009-05-12

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cadaverchris on 2007-06-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars ascent note

P1 fun

Added: 2007-07-08

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