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Amber Waves of Pain - 5.10a

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Starting on the GT, follow the flake/chimney of Three Vultures until you can step left, heading up a face into a right-facing corner capped by a tiered overhang. Climb the hangs and head up to a final roof, heading right and then back left and into an open book above the roof.

Submitted by: jackflash on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 2300
Route ID: 78583

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2013-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars What a climb!

For me, the roof was the easy part. Exiting the corner was much harder than it looked. It's a great climb, starting with the step across from the pinnacle (I'm really short), through the roofs, up through a corner exit. Very exiting route.

Added: 2013-10-20

  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: girlyoutalkto on 2009-10-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars pumpy

and fun

Added: 2009-10-26

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: JAGWire on 2007-08-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars By far the best Hidden Gem at the Gunks

IMO, this route is better than Face2Face, 3 Doves, Annei Oh, No Glow, Arrow. The climb off the GT ledge is varied, thought provoking and continuous. One challange after another, and each quite different than the last. I'd grade it G/PG. The crux is well protected...if you're fast enough to plug in that cam.

Added: 2008-08-13

Onsight Onsight ascent by: jackflash on 2006-08-04 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-08-04