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Kauffman-Cardon - 5.4

Average Rating = 4.40/5 Average Rating : 4.40 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (5)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.20/5
  Rock Quality 4.60/5
  Scenery 4.20/5
  Fun Factor 4.40/5

Submitted by: ontherocks on 2005-04-14
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Route ID: 65666

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: crackaddicttt on 2013-10-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars A little airy

Good pro and fun

Added: 2013-10-09

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: toeknee on 2012-06-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars finally didn't get rained off

I led P1 and John led P2. Nice climb!

Ran into Harry (Colorado Mtn. School & Nelson Preserve) and Josh) climbing something just right of the tree at the end of P1 (and well right of the H&H bolts) but left of Worrell's Thicket. Great guys. They came straight up from the ground, thought they said they were on T&T (TNT?) but I couldn't figure that one out. We stayed on K-C and traversed right of them.

Added: 2012-07-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: toeknee on 2012-05-05 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars followed P1 and got rained off.

I started to lead P2 of K-C, got off route and was actually on Bee Sting, futzed about trying to find the 5.4 moves on Bee Sting (yeah right), and it started raining cats and dogs.

Added: 2012-07-01

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: laxman53 on 2008-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars came from skyline traverse to kaffmans carbon

great two pitches. loved this route. was very difficult to do with a backpack on but that added to the challenge. i was second and so switching ropes was hard to do. much airier than other routes that i have done. best route so far in my trad climbing career.

Added: 2008-10-13

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: RiotAJ on 2007-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice alternative to Skyline

Good pro on the first pitch. A bit traversey. Climb to some hangars on a ledge. We didnt do the traditional second pitch. The photo in the book says the ledge keeps going for the traverse, but I couldnt see it that well. We ended up going up the 5.7 crack for a slight bit, traversing out to the corner, then climbing the face up and a bit right. Cardons Rib is straight up the corner. The pro there is PG to R (closer to R for sure). Runout at the top. Nevertheless, its a good climb if you get on the right line!

Added: 2007-10-21