What's the most underrated moderate?

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What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by tradotto » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:32 am

Just wondering if there are any that you think deserve better than their 0-2 stars?
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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by lena_chita » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:45 am

You know, there is advanced search button in the online guidebook, and you can do all sorts of cool searches for you!

For example, you can ask for ALL sport climbing routes graded 5.8 to 5.10d that have one or 2 stars "officially", but have 3 stars, or 4 stars, or whatever, by user consensus.

Off the top of my head, I thought Watefall Ballet (10a at Shawnee Shelter) and PickPoket (10d at Brightside) deserved more than 2 stars.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by Willy » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:48 am

Love Potion #9 at Crossroads is excellent for the grade

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by tradotto » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:58 pm

lena_chita wrote:You know, there is advanced search button in the online guidebook, and you can do all sorts of cool searches for you!

For example, you can ask for ALL sport climbing routes graded 5.8 to 5.10d that have one or 2 stars "officially", but have 3 stars, or 4 stars, or whatever, by user consensus.
Yeah, I know. This is an internet forum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_forum "an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages."

If I need help with the search I will contact the site admins. But thank you.

I think that sudoku is a neat short 10a.
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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by nik » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:02 pm

agree with waterfall ballet (shawnee shelter). definitely deserves more than two stars. i also thought special k (hideout) was a really cool route. tough, bouldery start (if you start under the bolt) to really cool, thoughtful climbing on holds that take a little body positioning to feel good (slopers, sidepulls, etc.).

slick and the 9mm (drive by) gets three stars, so i guess it's not really underrated, but i think it's as good as, and really similar too, bitter ray of sunshine (great wall) which gets four. i only mention it here 'cause i rarely see ppl on it! ppl do whip stocking or breakfast burrito for a warmup, but seems like they never get on this thing.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by tbwilsonky » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:13 am

tradotto wrote:Yeah, I know. This is an internet forum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_forum "an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages."
haha. i lol'd.
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Post by Ascentionist » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:43 pm

tbwilsonky wrote:
tradotto wrote:Yeah, I know. This is an internet forum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_forum "an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages."
haha. i lol'd.
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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by rich » Wed May 01, 2013 12:17 pm

I thought Deeznuts(5.8) and Banjolero(5.10c) were both better than the two star rating in the guidebook.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by dustonian » Wed May 01, 2013 12:57 pm

Banjolero is definitely one of the better 10's around.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by Crankmas » Thu May 09, 2013 9:33 am

Everything at Oil Crack Crag

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by SpikySkaKid » Thu May 09, 2013 10:02 am

rich wrote:I thought Deeznuts(5.8) and Banjolero(5.10c) were both better than the two star rating in the guidebook.
I just climbed these routes this weekend and I agree.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by JR » Fri May 10, 2013 9:19 am

Anything at Muir Valley!!!

'Wait I thought you said overrated......

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by JR » Fri May 10, 2013 9:26 am

Unbridled at the Unload is decent I guess.

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by climb2core » Fri May 10, 2013 9:28 am

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Re: What's the most underrated moderate?

Post by One-Fall » Fri May 10, 2013 2:06 pm

Fair Weather Friend at Crossroads. So good.
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