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Soft Touch - 5.5

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Standard rack, handsized
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


A nice two-pitch climb for the beginning leader. Protects well, guidebook says the crux step might be 5.6 or 5.7 but I disagree.

Submitted by: johnhemlock on 2004-10-06
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Route ID: 60554

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  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: petsfed on 2007-04-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Looks harder than it is

This route looks intimidating for the grade. Its basically a longer version of Easy Jam, with a few interesting spots that put it somewhere between 5.5 and 5.6. Some loose rock deep in the crack. Helmets might be useful. Doubles from .75 up 3 camalot protect the climb well if done as one pitch. If done as two, cut the rack in half. Double 60s got us down just fine.

Added: 2007-04-29

Red Point Red Point ascent by: angelaa on 2000-09-10 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2000-09-10