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Silent Line - 5.13a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Cams .3" to 4".
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d A1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


The free variation to Gold Wall. Takes a wild and exposed direct line strait up the Ribbon Falls with everything from face climbing, flairing cracks, many long splitter hand cracks, a bit of offwidth and a wild unique roof. Pitch 1 is either A1 or 5.13R

Descent Options:

Rap the route at any time. Two 60m ropes needed. If you're rapping, you can dump your aid gear at the top of pitch 1.

Submitted by: salamanizer on 2008-06-08
Last Modified: 2009-03-09
Views: 1057
Route ID: 94169

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: byran on 2010-11-18 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Silent Line

Splitter hand cracks are a dime a dozen, but that roof pitch is one of a kind.
Fantastic route, it's got a little bit of everything - fingers, hands, OW, chimney, bolt ladder, clean aid, face traverse, tunnel through, tree climbing, good friction, bad friction...
The only constant is the exposure.

Edit: why is there no option for "Aid" under Ascent Style? I guess I'll go with "Hang Dog".

Added: 2011-02-04

  Difficulty 5.11b A1
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: stevecurtis on 2010-05-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fantastic burly line

Aided the first pitch, and the first few feet of the second. We had a double set of cams to 3 and singles 4 and 5. I used 5 a fair bit. I found all the pitches great, but the hand cracks high, and the cave through the roof was best. Lots of flares.

Added: 2010-05-04

  Difficulty 5.10c A1
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: salamanizer on 2008-06-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fun

A bit harder than I thought. Pulled through the bolt ladder and did a bit of aid low on the second pitch as well. Thought the first three pitches were absolute crap but the rest was really good. The wild roof is one of a kind and rivals the splitter hand cracks.

Added: 2008-06-08