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Scimitar - 5.12a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 12
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Sport)
Bolts. This is the only true Sport Route on Stone Mountain.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This is a safe and fun sport climb about 20 ft. right and downhill from Fleet Feet. It is the only Stone Mountain climb where the climber can climb hard friction moves without the fear of falling 25+ ft. The climb is probably easier than its given grade.

Submitted by: dynamicpanda on 2004-05-25
Last Modified: 2011-03-27
Views: 1647
Route ID: 53239

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: trenchdigger on 2007-03-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Sustained and well-protected

A great route with about 80' of sustained hard friction climbing. Nowhere near 12a though - probably a full grade lower. Took a slip moving past the 4th bolt, then hung a few times higher up to rest my screaming calves.

Added: 2007-03-12