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Snorkeling in the Rhyolite 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: TheSykle on Mar 14, 2009

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  • Description 

    Fun route. Starts with low slope transitioning to vertical.


    Last face in NE corner of the ridge that makes Lower Looner Land.


    3 bolt face to a two bolt top anchor/ rap

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    From: Mesa AZ
    Apr 13, 2009

    For Newbies... You can climb up the back end of this climb step across and top rope this for those that are not comfortable leading at any level. Be safe and extend your anchor to minimize drag.
    By Paul Zander
    From: Neuchatel, CH
    Nov 22, 2015
    rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R

    Why go to the effort of bolting an easy route like this and then make it a solo to get to the first bolt? Bolts looked old and may need replacing (I'm not expert though). Chains don't reach the edge making for a hard rope pull. This could be a fun beginner lead if the hardware made it safe to do so. As it is stay off unless comfortable with basically soloing it (I didn't want to fall on the bolts).
    By Michael Nowicki
    Jan 16, 2017

    Fun little warm up route. The first bolt is surprisingly high for a route this easy so a stick clip might help if you're newer or don't feel comfortable basically soloing an easy slab.

    We climbed it today and all of the bolts and chains looked brand new so someone must have replaced them recently.

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