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Straight and Narrow - 5.8

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This route is a gem of a climb. The 1st pitch is the business: climb an open book w/ a handcrack that widens to OW on the right and a hand crack on the left. Use every technique in the book to get up this pitch. Hand and fist jams w/ the left hand and chickenwings and armbars w/ the right arm. after tge half way point, you can lay it back the rest of the way to the top. It makes things a bit more fun! Good pro everywhere. If this pitch is enough, rap off the chockstone @ the top of the crack. If you want the full experience, the next pitch ascends another finger/handcrack-OW combo. Less painful than the 1st pitch. At the top enjoy nice views to the SW. Walkoff to the south through a short hallway between huge boulders.

Submitted by: shrubby on 2004-10-17
Views: 704
Route ID: 42358

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: petsfed on 2008-08-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One more off the ticklist

Another Vedauwoo classic. Has basically everything you could want from a Vedauwoo route, especially since the bolts were placed at the top of Master of Sport, adding a very enjoyable twenty foot 5.8 flared hands section to the end of the route.

Bring gear from tips to fists, with doubles in tight hands to big hands.

Added: 2008-08-10

Onsight Onsight ascent by: steve-o on 2005-08-11 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Fun route, definitely wear pants and tape the ankles. It's offwidth mixed in with many other sizes and types of climbing. Master of the Sport is one to dream about doing.

Witnessed by: Brandon
Added: 2005-08-11

Red Point Red Point ascent by: shrubby on 2004-10-16 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2004-10-16

Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: solonomad on 1998-05-27 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

i enjoyed this rather painful experience. it was probably interesting to get through the first two or three pitches and I admit, I had to keep trying. Requires long reaches and can get a bit painful.

Witnessed by: sis, mike and ruthie
Added: 1998-05-27