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Better Balance Crack - 5.5

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Med & Large Pro, two bolts on top
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


This is the large crack just to the left of "Better Balance" on the north side of the Pinnacle (opposite Strawberry Jam). Climb the crack up to the little roof and traverse left around the roof, then up to the lip where it turns 4th class for 10 feet to two bolts at the top. Bring long webbing to run from the bolts to the lip if you plan to TR - or anchor off the bolts and pad the edge with something.

Submitted by: pixelguru on 2003-08-29
Views: 1318
Route ID: 39787

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: breals on 2007-06-01 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars nice.

got spooked by the loose block before the 4th class stuff= pg-13 rating. ( i personally thought it felt more like low 5th, but i was pretty freaked at the time; didn't want to place gearin the loose block.) I think that carefully laybacking the loose block is ok, placing gear in it would be a bad idea though.

Added: 2007-06-03

Onsight Onsight ascent by: beautiful_corn on 2004-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2004-07-14

Red Point Red Point ascent by: bigrockhead22 on 2004-01-01 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2004-01-01

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: pixelguru on 2003-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

An easy crack with a nice shady belay station. Lynn-wife made it 3/4 of the way... next time she'll send it!

Added: 2003-07-20