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Routes in Rincon - L of Center Route

Aerial Bondage T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
Aerial Book T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Aero-Book T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Aerohead T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Aeronaut T,S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Aerospace T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Arete Bandit T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Athletic Supporter T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Bachar Yer Aryan T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bat's Ass Dihedral T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Brevitata T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Climb Of The Century T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cuban Bluegrass T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Emerald City T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Evictor, The T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b PG13
Faulty Logic T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Final Eviction (aka Freeline), The T 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Fraid Line T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
Kaisho T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Kangaroo Tail T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Leisure Time Arete TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Must'a Been High T 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c R
N.I.C T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Over and Out T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Over the Hill T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Scenic Route T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Surf's Up T,S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Trident T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ventura Highway T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wendego T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Windy T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
Type: Trad, 75 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Andrew Gram on Aug 24, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This very nice, easy route is near the far left edge of Rincon, just right of an easy 3rd class descent gully. Climb an easy dihedral past a tree to a big ledge. Great gear, great rock, and great climbing make this a great easy pitch-if only it were longer.

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Stoppers, small to medium cams.

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Jon Underhill
  5.6
Jon Underhill  
  5.6
This is a fun climb. I would give the descent gully a 4th class rating vs. 3rd. The tree up top provided an excellent rappel anchor that seemed like the safer option. Jun 23, 2009
Sam Benedict
Denver, CO
Sam Benedict   Denver, CO
Neat pitch. The chimney above is actualy pretty cool but should probably be done as a separate pitch. And, yes, getting to the base of the chimney from the top of NIC is a bitch and very loose. And above that, starting on the "walk off ledge" is a third pitch that has seen only two ascents that I know of; it goes at about 5.8 PG-13 and has quite a bit of loose rock and shrubbery, very fun climbing though. Rap off a tree to get down. Jan 31, 2008
You can make this longer by working up and right to a chimney, but it's not spectacular and very loose on top. This puts you on the walk-off from "over and out" instead of going down the gully. It would easily get two stars if the good part were longer. Jun 19, 2005
Rob Migliore
  5.6
Rob Migliore  
  5.6
Mostly a good route to build beginner leader confidence except one real spicy move in the middle, which is why I think the route is more a 5.6 or harder. The descent wasn't too obvious either. Maybe I took a wrong turn. Jun 25, 2004
Agreed, good climb. Good gear the whole way for beginning leaders. Good belay anchors up top as well.

Just needs to be longer. Nov 20, 2002