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Cardon's Rib - 5.4

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Runout. Small to medium gear, but not much.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


From the belay station on top of 1st pitch of Kauffman-Cardon's, traverse right, then climb straight up the arete of a left facing corner. End at the lower Broadway Ledge. 50 feet (from the start of the arete).

Submitted by: aikibujin on 2005-08-08
Views: 1229
Route ID: 68790

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  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: RiotAJ on 2007-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Good Route, Not much pro...

A good route if you dont want to do Skyline Traverse or the others over there. Take Kauffman-Cardon to some hangars, then traverse and do this. The pro is hard to find but doable. We mixed this up and did some other stuff. Started in on the 5.7 crack (which looked sweet BTW), then traversed out to the corner, then up, then right. I think its best to just kind of keep going. Pro is PG to R. The runout at the top is fairly long, but good holds keep you there.

Added: 2007-10-21