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Kansas City - 5.12c

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Stoppers, cams to 3 inches
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)


Kansas City climbs the huge roof using a finger and hand crack at the beginning of the Near Trapps. The gear is superb, and the route is a wonderful A1 clean aid climb as well.

Submitted by: atg200 on 2009-10-29
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Route ID: 5740

6 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: WendenDonkey on 2009-11-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars MDB

3rd go, still a little wet.

Added: 2009-11-02

  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: camhead on 2009-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars woohoo!

last climb of the day, sent second go after hanging the draws on the fixed stoppers (pinkpoint at the Gunks! spiritual crimez!). Felt really smooth. Best combination of crack, roof, and bouldering moves EVER. Most sources I have looked at give it 12b/c, but who knows?

Added: 2009-10-13

  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: jackflash on 2007-08-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun

My first 5.12 lead in the Gunks

Added: 2007-08-13

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sterlingjim on 1995-03-08 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars -

It's a trad sport route.
Gets an extra star for the length of the roof

Added: 2007-06-08

Red Point Red Point ascent by: brianstltz on 2003-10-18 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Aided - Rainy Day - Good place to practice aid skills.

Added: 2003-10-18

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