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Most aesthetically pleasing moderate routes?


Spencer Perry · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Mar 2016 · Points: 145

Southeast Buttress of Cathedral Peak in Tuolumne Meadows. Pretty easy approach, mellow climbing, amazing rock, incredible views...

PTR · · NEPA · Joined Aug 2009 · Points: 10

Here are three in Scotland that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are moderate:

Squareface on Mitre Ridge (Cairngorms)

Agag's Groove on Buchaille Etive More (Glen Coe)

Rose Route on the west buttress of Suilven (Lochinver) -- never a line for this one!

Kirk Miller · · Golden, CO · Joined May 2003 · Points: 1,560
Max Rausch · · Portland, OR · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 130
David Kerkeslager wrote:

I'd say the most aesthetic moderate is Silence (5.15d) in Hanshelleren Cave.

Agreed. Dawn Wall is close for second place. 

Andrew Krajnik · · Plainfield, IL · Joined Jul 2016 · Points: 334
David Kerkeslager wrote:

I'd say the most aesthetic moderate is Silence (5.15d) in Hanshelleren Cave.

Agreed, that's an awesome route. And there's never a line for it either!

Kyle Tarry · · Portland, OR · Joined Mar 2015 · Points: 175
David Kerkeslager wrote: I would be surprised if anyone can find a more aesthetically pleasing 5.4 than Gelsa.

You need to get out more.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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