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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Whited Sepulchre

5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 70'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Aug 7, 2014

Sawatdee

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (2)

Sport, 90'

UT : Saint George : ... : Lewis Carroll Wall

Sep 15, 2013

Wicked (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (2)

Sport, 70'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Sep 6, 2013

Rat Bone (FA)

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 80'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Rappel Wall Area

Aug 20, 2013

Evil Twin (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (3)

Sport, 1 pitch, 65'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Jul 28, 2013

Evil

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (5)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Jul 28, 2013

Sandcastle (FA)

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 (8)

Sport, 1 pitch, 30'

UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall

Jul 28, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Deb Larsen on Buried Alive.  Photo by Todd Goss

Deb Larsen on Buried Alive. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Buried Alive (5.9)

Sep 17, 2013

Gordon Larsen on Catacomb.  Photo by Todd Goss

Gordon Larsen on Catacomb. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Catacomb (5.10c)

Sep 17, 2013

Deb Larsen on Evil.  Photo by Todd Goss

Deb Larsen on Evil. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Evil (5.11b)

Sep 17, 2013

John Tully finishing a burn on Wicked.  The rope i...

John Tully finishing a burn on Wicked. The rope is through the top anchors.

UT : Cedar City : ... : Wicked (5.12a)

Sep 17, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : Derecho del Colibrí (5.10c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: Another one of my favorite routes at this crag. Long and interesting climbing. I kind of like the flake section but as long as it stays solid. So far it seems fine.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : The Bad Kind of Good (5.10d)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: We always climb this route if we are in the area. Short but pumpy and a crescendo climb. You can finish by climbing to the left of the chains, but a dyno to a good hold on the lip is the most exciting way to top out.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : Flim Flam (5.10a/b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: I really like this route and often use it as one of my warm up climbs. Nice long route with fun movement. If you are breaking into leading a 5.10 climb you might find this a good one to go for.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Unemployment wall : Fondling Firm (5.10b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: I actually enjoyed this route. There are definitely better 5.10 routes to be had at this crag. Worth climbing if you are on this section of the wall.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Unemployment wall : Late Night Questioning (5.9)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: The fall above the slabby ramp could hurt you. Be solid at leading hard 5.9 routes before attempting. Having said that, the top portion has fun climbing.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Sands of Blood (5.9)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Mar 2, 2015

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Comments: I rebolted the climb a few days ago. I used stainless steel glue-ins (Wave Bolts) by climbtec. It has 5 bolts to chain anchors. I also tried to position the bolts to make it more top-rope friendly but the climb does naturally traverse a few feet to the left. I hope people continue to enjoy this less than average route as I notice that it gets heavy traffic. Probably because it is the only "easy" climb at Chuckawalla.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Second Coming (5.12a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Feb 14, 2015

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Comments: Todd Perkins re-bolted the climb today (2-13-2015) with stainless steel glue in bolts. The anchor was also replaced. Jorge Visser the first ascentionist was present at the crag today and climbed it in good style. It was first put up in 1992 according to Jorge.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Lewis Carroll Wall : Pulgar del Diablo (5.10d)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 31, 2014

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Comments: Encountered wasps on the route a couple of days ago. No sign of a large hive, but it still was unnerving to have them buzzing around you and landing on some of the holds.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 31, 2014

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Comments: I find the best climbing conditions are sometimes in the winter. A sunny day combined with the south facing black basalt rock makes it surprisingly comfortable even with snow on the ground at the rim and across the canyon in the shade. Even now I rarely encounter other climbers when I spend the day climbing here. With large ponderosa pines and the sound of the trout stream bubbling below it is a great escape for a day of climbing.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : The Confluence : Salty Dog Arete (5.9)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 7, 2014

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Comments: We usually climb this route to get to awesome route above(Tribute) that follows the arete to the top of the pillar . This is a mixed route with bolts and a crack to place a couple of small pieces.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Weeping Rock : Weeping Rock Chimney's, Lef... (5.8+)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 7, 2014

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Comments: The first pitch is a very enjoyable easy pitch. Good climb for the novice partner and it gets lots of shade once you are in the chimney (dual cracks to jam and protect), so climbing it on a hot day can be endured. Good anchor and stance in the chimney.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Temple of Sinawava : Tourist Crack (5.10a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 7, 2014

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Comments: Usually find this route strenuous probably because I seem to always climb it on a hot day. Good chain anchor at the top.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Rubicon : Monkey Business (5.11b/c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 29, 2014

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Comments: A fun challenging route with a wicked pump. Rap Hangers at the anchor appear safe. I usually climb this good route whenever I visit the Rubicon wall at Veyo.


Location: UT : Saint George : Snow Canyon State Park : Island In The Sky : Aftershock Wall : Aftershock (5.11b PG13)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Feb 5, 2014

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Comments: This is not a sport route. Expect runouts and an old school style of bolting. You need to be really solid at climbing 5.11 to enjoy this route. If you decided to do the 4th pitch and top-out you will need to carry gear up with you. Good belay stances.


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