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Motherlode - 5.11b

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 6
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Chris Miller & Jake Colella, 2000
Rock (Sport)
5 bolts.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


This route squeezes in between Golden Nugget and Golden Gloves. The crack of Golden Nugget is off. Mantle onto the ledge after bolt 2 and continue with easier climbing.

Submitted by: tigerbythetail on 2004-08-18
Last Modified: 2011-07-19
Views: 821
Route ID: 21700

9 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11b
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: steple on 2011-07-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Crack is off.

Original route goes onto the ledge after bolt 2. You can make it harder by staying on the face till you can mantle and clip a bolt of the left neighboring route. You don't miss much of the original climb.

Added: 2011-07-18

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: cjmore on 2009-10-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars A climb to remember...

Fun clasic climb

Added: 2010-04-19

  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: charlenelieu on 2008-08-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars soft

as much as I love to say that it was 5.11a to boost my own ego, the entire pinnacle area's ratings are very soft. This is probably only a 10c/d.

Added: 2009-01-03

Red Point Red Point ascent by: pbjosh on 2005-05-29 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Grade depends on what holds you do or don't use from the crack I imagine... I avoided the crack, felt like the 11c the book promises, invariably easier w/ the crack. Fun either way on nice rock.

Added: 2005-05-29

Red Point Red Point ascent by: blind on 2004-09-19 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

The crux at the start of this climb is very reachy.

Added: 2004-09-19

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