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Into the Sun - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 25
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Francis Haden & Josh Morris, February 2001
Rock (Sport)
1st pitch (5.10a, 15m): 5 bolts; 2nd pitch (5.10b, 28m): 7 bolts, 1 thread
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)


An absolutely stunning 2 pitch route that provides beautiful views of the valley from the top. The crux of the second pitch is a wee bit pumpy for the end of the day. From "A Guide to Rock Climbing in Northern Thailand" (Morris & Uppakham): Use a long draw on the 4th bolt of the 2nd pitch. Climbing on the tree doesn't count as an on-sight. Top rope the second pitch from the right belay anchor in order to avoid rope swing. Be careful of the rope as you lay it over the edge - the rock can be very sharp.

Descent Options:

Rappel from the same anchor as "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth," just to the left of the belay ledge. Or link it up with a long rope!

Submitted by: rob on 2004-08-12
Last Modified: 2011-01-03
Views: 1209
Route ID: 57825

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2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jerhigle on 2010-03-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars slab up to a boldery finish

slab up to a boldery finish

Added: 2010-03-14

Red Point Red Point ascent by: rob on 2004-06-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

It might have just been the end of the day, but the crux of the second pitch seemed to be a little stiffer than 10b. Either that or the beaches made me soft -- A beautiful route!

Added: 2004-06-17