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Farewell Infidel - 5.11d

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Climb loose holds past 2 bolts keeping right after the 1st [safety tip]. Clip a 3rd bolt at the lip of the overhang and gwelp your way over this to a face with a long pull to a jug and anchors. An awfull climb that's only made better with new glue-in ring bolts to bail out on. [5.11c/d]

Submitted by: fiend on 2001-07-26
Views: 1009
Route ID: 2008

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: indeco on 2007-11-22 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Adventure

Hi Snaze.

Glad you enjoyed yourself on the route, thanks for the kind words. I enjoyed putting it up, though I made some bolting mistakes. You did ask why the route gets bashed? I have theory, climbing simply isnít what it used to be. Adventure is no longer appreciated, its all got to be gym safe. As far as the description goes, I have no idea who wrote it and could care a less; the route isnít a classic but its fun if youíre a strong and confident climber. The person who wrote the description obviously didnít have the skill to climb it.

Iíve put bolts in on two other routes at Nemo (one is a FA the other is a FFA). Both have reported the grade and my name incorrectly and it was my desire too see at least my FFA remain un-named but someone took the liberty of applying a jack ass of a name to it. Only in Ontario could you get away with that. Try that at the New and they would crucify you.

Snaze hope you had a great season and hope you have great adventures.


Added: 2007-11-22

Red Point Red Point ascent by: snaze on 2005-09-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Don't know why the guide slags this climb - it is fun, just has some loose and runout climbing at the bottom. The crux is pumpy and exciting, and the headwall keeps the excitement going to the anchors. Hell, its a lot better than Nicorette!

Added: 2005-09-20