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Sidewinder - 5.12a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 26
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Sport)
19 Bolts. There are two leaver chain draws for the traverse. Be sure to back clean at least one. There is a leaver biner for the 4th bolt so that when you are cleaning it you don't lower into the Saguaro. *First route to the right of Flying Cocksman.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Tufa climbing to fun easier 5.10 climbing with a crux at the top. Climb 3 bolts to start getting into the tufas. Pull a few moves to get where the Tufa crux is. Make a large move through a blank section to a popcorn sloper. Mantle the lip and traverse right. Then head up the cool terrain of easier climbing. Clip the last bolt and prepare for the final crux section. Cross over to a blocky hold, set up and make a big move to an ok hold a big shoulder move then the jug lip just above the chains.

Descent Options:

Safety yourself to the chain anchors and pull the rope through (left to right) down to the ground. Tie yourself back in and have your belayer lower you. Climber should gradually work his/her way left, cleaning the draws. There are two long fixed chain

Submitted by: mavrick6382 on 2015-12-14
Views: 496
Route ID: 115975

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: mavrick6382 on 2015-12-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun new route

Thought provoking moves lead to a deadpoint to a grippy sloper as you make your way to a rest ledge. Easy 5.10 climbing leads to a final boulder move before the anchors.

Added: 2015-12-14