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The Layback - 5.4

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 1.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Angled crack. Guidebook says "Layback, jamming left leg in the crack." I just climbed it as a crack without the layback. Variation of 5.7 by climbing crack as pure layback. "Very strenuous."

Submitted by: wildtrail on 2003-06-14
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Route ID: 36716

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Eduard on 2012-04-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Pure layback version

Very slippery rock, especially at the start, using tiny footholds for the layback works much better than pure smear.

Added: 2012-04-06