Ledgends of Limonite (Direct Start)

This route is located in the Muir Valley at Great Wall

Touch of Grey


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Glory and Consequence 5.7 (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Jared Hancock, Toby Hamilton in 2004
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Very juggy face with many rests along the way.
Moves: Jugs
Descent: Ring anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
Steepness:
juggy (1) pumpy (1)
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Submitted by: p0bray01
Date: Dec 12th, 2006

Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005

Comments

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Zspider said on August 30th, 2004
Beautiful rock. Well-bolted, clean and aesthetic. A great climb.
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J-Rock said on October 26th, 2004
That photo was taken before this route was bolted. Not so clean or aesthetic back then. Note the loose rock and vegetation on the ledge. It's gone now. I didn't know if the route would be worth the effort, but it cleaned up nicely.
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bhuff04 said on April 18th, 2005
Nice route, same exact move for the first couple bolts, fun climb though
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bhuff04 said on April 18th, 2005
Nice route, same exact move for the first couple bolts, fun climb though
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Wes said on June 19th, 2005
One of the best easy routes in the red.
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Paul3eb said on June 20th, 2005
this was incredibly fun climbing on great holds. even if this is way below your level, it's worth getting on.
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docpolecat said on July 5th, 2005
Great easy route, with great feet and hands the all the way up.
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K-Dawg said on September 27th, 2005
huge holds after huge holds after .. you guessed it.. huge holds. fun climb
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Captain Bad Beta said on September 30th, 2005
Ya, it's a 5.7. Nice warm up or intro climb. Fun with giant holds.
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bryanboonern said on April 30th, 2006
Since when have 5.7s been overhanging. This thing is sandbagged. Try 5.8+. Can you say PUMPY?
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p0bray01 said on June 7th, 2006
I agree its a bit pumpy...but wasn't very inspiring to me....oh well...fun little route nonetheless!
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soccerfast007 said on November 6th, 2006
My first true lead (with groundfall potential), loved the route, i need to get better at clipping, almost took a 15 footer at the anchors slack plus gumbyness, plus elvis leg, not the cleanest fall if I had blown my footing. I lika da glory, consequence made it definitely interesting.
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Buzz said on June 18th, 2008
Very pumpy route
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MSMITH said on June 20th, 2008
I don't know if you guys know, but you CAN shake out on every jug rest to reduce the pump. And by every jug rest, I mean every hold on the damn route.
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Yasmeen said on June 20th, 2008
Nice show of angst, Morgan! I'd like to hear a little more whining next time, though.
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Yasmeen said on June 20th, 2008
I like how bhuff04's comment about repetitive moves got posted twice. Did you plan that, Brandon?
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MSMITH said on June 21st, 2008
Ah, Damn, I'm working on it.... I mean, Leave me alone! You don't know my struggles :(
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malpag3 said on November 3rd, 2008
A great warm up route if you're climbing Touch of Grey next to it. The beginning is a bit sketchy for a 5.7 After that it's smooth sailing but, being close to the ground, it's a bit dangerous for someone just wanting an easy 5.7
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cjdrover said on November 10th, 2008
I'd put the starting move at 5.8 or 5.8+ (comparable difficult to Crescendo at Practice Wall). Rest of it easy and fun with good rests. Excellent warm-up.
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scottieclimbs said on November 6th, 2009
My third lead climb ever. Great fun! A little scary (for me) climbing to the first bolt.
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Jumprope said on August 23rd, 2011
Very fun route! First move is the hardest. Good holds. Go high with your feet the hand holds will be there