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CMC - 5.4 popular

Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (18)
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Rock
Small rack of medium nuts and hexes.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.80/5
  Rock Quality 4.40/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.40/5

Description:

An classic route put up by the Chicago Mountaineering Club, the typical ascent involves canoeing on two lakes, hiking and spending the night and then 1,000 feet of easy fun technical climbing. The route ascends near a black dike to the summit of this impressive peak.

Submitted by: hollyclimber on 2002-08-19
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Route ID: 19870

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
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Onsight Onsight ascent by: kevinhansen on 2009-07-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars good stuff

Want Advice?
1) I STRONGLY ADVISE SCOUTING OUT THE FIRST 30 MINUTES ABOVE CMC CAMP.
2) Leave camp no earlier than 4am.
3) As always watch out for thundershowers around noon.
4) Pack yer gear after you check in at Jenney Lake and get your required bear can and permits.
5) Early in the season means melt water near camp.
6) Sticky rubber trail shoes are perfect. Sport shoes are good for beginners. Take comfy shoes for the walk off and rapp's.

Added: 2009-08-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: renobdarb on 2007-09-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars CMC Route, Mt. Moran

Fantastic

Added: 2008-03-03

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: painter on 2007-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Right on

Bluebird

Added: 2008-01-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2007-08-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars CMC

Did the allegedly more difficult arete variation (5.6) in Renny Jackson's book, we still hard to search hard for fifth class rock. This route isn't about the rock or the moves, if it was it would be terrible. CMC is all about the adventure - and it's a good one. We used a rope on-site and generally only set pro at anchors.

Added: 2007-08-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: alan_ellis on 2003-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great weather...

...is a must for this peak. We got lucky and had three days of perfect weather for our ascent. Very nice route.

Added: 2006-11-17

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