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Gloria - 5.11b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Shaky in places. Thin hands to tiny, extra TCUs.
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  Safety Rating G
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Follow the trail leftwards in the riverbottom below Reynolds Hill, passing Granite Staircase and aiming for the low saddle west of it. The unpromising formation above you on the right is Gorilla Rock. When the faint trail passes a soggy Pi Beta Phi shirt lying on the ground (the remnant, one prays, of a jolly night in the woods and not some bug-eyed slasher), head right up the bushy embankment. It's still uninspiring until you pop thru a few tunnels & find a shady alcove full of wonderful cracks. Gloria is the right-arching one with the two ring anchors. It is not an offwidth, pace the new guidebook, tho it shares a start with one. It is a desperate finger flake that gets harder as it goes up. It terminates at a horizontal, leaving you with an horrific stretch to the anchor, which some sadist placed a foot too high. Good climb.

Submitted by: timmet on 2002-06-13
Views: 386
Route ID: 18798

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: angry on 1978-08-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars !


Added: 2006-12-03

Red Point Red Point ascent by: pt on 2006-07-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note


Added: 2006-07-19