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Progressive - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.67/5
  Rock Quality 4.67/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.33/5

Description:

Two pitches, Lower and Upper. Lower Progressive is a popular left-leaning, left-facing flake with a tricky hop at the start, powerful wrist-lock jams thru the middle, and your choice of offwidth or crystal-pinching exit (9+). Walk off right, or continue up Upper Progressive (10a). Wierd yogic thrutching and an exit that looks wider than it is. Sometimes descent slings to the right, sometimes not. (The Kelman/Harper guidebook photo amusingly mislabels Lower Progressive as Handjacker (7+): many surprised climbers.)

Submitted by: timmet on 2002-04-01
Views: 578
Route ID: 15261

5 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: dindolino32 on 2010-08-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Hard 9+, but it's Vedauwoo. Only did first pitch

I could not find my feet in this thing. I kept trying to stem or flag out left. I needed to keep them in the crack. The entry was the easiest part. OW at top wasn't bad once I found the crystals, however I fell out of the OW to rest. A #4 Camalot and possibly #5 would have helped at the top.

Added: 2010-09-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: petsfed on 2008-05-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Now it feels less casual

Somehow, being warm made this route much harder.

Added: 2008-05-25

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: petsfed on 2008-04-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars TR felt casual (first pitch)

I should sack up and lead this thing.

Added: 2008-05-25

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  Difficulty
Flash Flash ascent by: matt_hartman on 2006-11-03 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

only did first pitch. pretty solid for 5.9. the ow at the top isn't as hard as it looks (or feels) at first.

Added: 2006-11-03

Ratings
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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: j_from_the_307 on 2003-09-03 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

One of the first cracks I ever tried to climb. Getting onto it proves to be quite difficult. Good, small hand jams with non-existant face features for feet. A lot easier this time. Need to go back for the redpoint.

Witnessed by: petsfed
Added: 2003-09-03