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Flash Point - 5.11d

Average Rating = 4.44/5 Average Rating : 4.44 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Rick Thompson, Carl Samples, Stuart Pregnall & Ron Kampas, 1990
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 4.33/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5


5.11d/12a. Stick clip the first bolt, clip over it, then unclip it to avoid rope drag. Solo up easy terraine to the second bolt. The first crux is navigating the reachy bulge. Second crux is located at the second bulge. Move out right up high and encounter the third slab crux. Lower off the last two bolts.

Submitted by: dbrayack on 2005-10-19
Views: 996
Route ID: 33045

9 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: bdc on 2013-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars .


Added: 2013-04-08

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: ShockSLL on 2013-01-13 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Fun Route

Really fun climbing that favors taller people.

Added: 2013-01-13

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: zealotnoob on 2012-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars three crux beauty

Tech crux, pump crux, puzzle crux...none of them too bad once you figure out what you're doing. Was very useful to watch my partner on this first. Overall difficulty is probably reach/height related, ranging from 11b-11d.

Added: 2012-04-09

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: IsayAutumn on 2012-04-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Nice route

I thought this climb was good fun, if a little soft in the grade. My onsight attempt I did not see the crimp to navigate the first crux, so I took some falls trying to figure out a harder way to use the slopey rail out left. Got it second go, and it felt easy.

Added: 2012-04-09

  Difficulty 5.11d
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: rocket_man on 2010-09-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awsome!

What a great route. I had to sit at the crux move. Definitely need to go back and Red Point this one.

Added: 2011-05-18

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