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Momentary Lapse Of Lichen - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Some super thin gear exist, but each spot I could find would fill the limited tips finger crimps/locks that exist. Suggested as a TR.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Short (as are most hidden routes) but excellent climb, and in my opinion the most technical 5.7 I've ever climbed on. Super fun thin moves and stemming up an open book with a micro seam.

Submitted by: rockandlice on 2009-04-06
Last Modified: 2009-09-21
Views: 986
Route ID: 98734

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: harryballs on 2014-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars na


Added: 2014-10-02

  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: eddietheteddie on 2014-09-25 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars record

good moves

Added: 2014-10-01

  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: rockandlice on 2009-04-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars My new favorite Hidden TR.

In my opinion by and far the most technical moderate at Hidden. We saw no clear pro to protect from a ground/ledge fall so we tossed a TR on it. I sent it clean on TR and couldn't help but think how awesome this climb would be if it was twice as tall and more safely leadable on gear or had a bolt or pin in the middle section to protect the thin crux 15-20 feet above the first ledge. Still, one of the more enjoyable moments I've had on TR.

Added: 2009-04-06