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Gunsight to South Peak Direct - 5.4 popular

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Rock (Trad)
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Standard trad sub 2" gear
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.80/5
  Rock Quality 4.60/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

From gunsight notch. Traverse out the arete to the east side and follow cracks up the steep face to a perch above the overhanging Gryphon's beak. Continue up over the end to a comfortable chimney and belay. Go up over the end and walk to the summit proper (near 100'), sling summit blocks or place big pro to belay.

Descent Options:

You can descend via the east face at slings midway across the summit ridge or continue to the summit proper and downclimb the south end of the summit (about 20 feet low angle) and access either the Conns west rappel or the neck press rappel further down a

Submitted by: joel_gibbel on 2006-12-17
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Route ID: 43771

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: DudemanDan on 2008-09-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2010-04-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: erica on 2009-05-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars easy but airy...

best at the grade that I've ever done by FAR!

Added: 2009-05-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: lalavina on 2008-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Wohoo..

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Added: 2008-10-14

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mramos on 2008-03-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Exposure!!!

Great exposure on easy climbing.

Added: 2008-04-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: strainseara on 2007-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Heady!

Did this on my first day of seconding. This is a great intro to trad: it's gorgeous, it's exposed, but it's also pretty easy. So you have a chance to deal with the mental without having to fret too much about the physical -- and you're rewarded with a fantastic view.

Added: 2007-10-22

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