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Ordeal - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.67/5 Average Rating : 4.67 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty V1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Up the right side of the corner. FA-Terry Andrews, 1978.

Submitted by: pushfurther on 2002-07-14
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Route ID: 17401

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  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Ethnrs1993 on 2012-01-16 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars First ascent (no ropes) finally!

Me and my friend just topped this. Really fun route. Took awhile to figure out bottom route but after flake pretty easy. Really fun route!

Added: 2012-01-16

  Safety Rating G
Solo Solo ascent by: wallrat42 on 2001-07-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars finally

Did this highball without a rope too. Not hard at the top at all, just the middle going to the flake. You get this far, you got it.

Added: 2009-03-20

  Difficulty V1
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: okieterry on 1978-01-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars real first ascent (no rope)

witnessed by tom austin...did it a lot afterward. tom had already gone up the crack to the left and then out onto the face and up, i just added the cool start and hard pull up to the flake. sept 2012 (34 years after) update - i thought i would say a bit more about this favorite of mine. i was bouldering with tom, who had owned chandler for years. he left for colorado springs soon after and hung out with some of the great ones (peter gallagher, muff, greg stephens, etc.). we shunned ropes, although a fall in this area was especially heinous as the tulsa county folks had come through and cut all of the trees down. they left sharp stakes sticking up about 2 feet high. i thought i would try a wild start and soon cranked and threw for the flake. once i got there i wobbled my way to the top. believe it or not but it was slick even then. i did the climb literally hundreds of times after and probably contributed to its slickness. it was part of my warm up (3D, ordeal, squirrel hole, tree roof). felt so sad when i saw that the top 2 feet had fell off. i tried to find a direct start for years (no edge) but couldn't ever figure it out. btw, this climb is way harder than 11a!!! if you actually encountered this on the lead - oh man!!!

Added: 2007-01-20

Red Point Red Point ascent by: drproctor on 2004-10-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Good little route, I did it without a rope, so I dont know what the rating would be for bouldering.

Witnessed by: Andrew Tower, Jon Barnoskie
Added: 2004-10-17

Red Point Red Point ascent by: les on 2003-12-21 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2003-12-21

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