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(24) Psoriasis - 5.12d

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 24
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Phillip Hranicka (bolted by Dave Sowerby)
Rock (Sport)
six bolts plus a webbing anchor with (currently) fixed carabiners
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


A true power-endurance route, Psoriasis lacks the huge "thank god" jugs that appear on other French's Dome routes. After clipping the third bolt, the business begins and you'll have to get your shakes/rests wherever you can find them! While the crux is between the fourth and fifth bolts, the route remains pumpy to the anchor. This route has been extensively cleaned, but the friable nature of the rock means that holds occasionally crumble slightly. Also, any rock to either side of the route should be considered suspect- belayers should probably wear a helmet. Despite the less-than-ideal rock, Psoriasis is a great route with fun, challenging movement.

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Submitted by: phillygoat on 2012-08-07
Last Modified: 2012-08-10
Views: 1466
Route ID: 105635

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.12d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: phillygoat on 2010-07-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars toughest French's route

nice, cool temps

Added: 2010-07-05