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South West Ridge - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.40/5
  Rock Quality 3.80/5
  Scenery 4.60/5
  Fun Factor 4.40/5

Submitted by: johnbiehn on 2002-09-17
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Route ID: 24285

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: drdactyl on 2011-08-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Good food

Good service. Definitely caught a few hands that weren't really connected to anything but all in safe spots.

Added: 2012-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: tuscanwarlord on 2009-08-17 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars my bday present to myself

this line has a variety of different styles of climbing on it. there are hand cracks, open books with spooky dihedrals lurking overhead, (easy) ceilings, face climbs (with baseball size nuggets to grip), and phenomenal views of the teton monsters. as i have a short attention span, long climbs tend to drag on... not this one.

the decent sucks. bottom line. hope your knees are in good shape.

"rock!"

Added: 2009-08-16

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: keg5066 on 2008-08-03 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars great climb

plan on full day. great line

Added: 2008-08-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: bob_54b on 2008-07-12 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars sw ridge

a great route, just keeps getting steeper and better as you get higher. good protection and only one short section of questionable rock near the top. be sure to continue the last 200 ft to the summit (skip the rappell to the col)...it's worth the view and it's only class 4. light rack a few small stoppers to a #3 camalot suffice. be sure to take ice ax and crampons for the couloir up to the base of the Spire, and be good at self arresting. no place to mess around in there. we didn't need snow gear to get down from the summit to the base, just climbed down on ledges beside the upper couloir. may not be possible earlier or in other years. fantastic views everywhere.

Added: 2008-07-14

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jeremy11 on 2007-08-25 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars sweet

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Added: 2007-11-25

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