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Alaskan King Crab - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


First ascent by Matt King and Jason, 2004. Start on Moby Dick but instead of following the bolts left from the corner, climb the corner using the crack that goes straight up. Once you reach a small ledge, go around the corner to the right (south face of Crab Eyes) and follow a thin crack over a bulge to a prominent horizontal crack below a final headwall. Pro up good at your feet and then launch up the head wall just to the right of a thin seam that offers no pro. Scary! Route was formerly called "The Kings Way".

Submitted by: okieterry on 2004-06-09
Views: 692
Route ID: 51849

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: berkly on 2007-04-17 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars AKC

Fun route, steep and pumpy, but excellent features and a solid crack

Added: 2007-04-17

Onsight Onsight ascent by: jimmyray on 2006-10-31 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-10-31