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Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mount Carmel Tunnel : Cragmont : Remnants of a party (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: May 7, 2014

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Comments: Stellar route, had a blast on it this afternoon!

A couple notes:
Easily rappels with one 60m rope, though getting to the anchor on pitch 2 is a little frightening as you have to swing into it, backing up your rappel is a great idea.
Offsets protect the crux move on P1 quite well, thanks to the OP for the suggestion!
For gear I would say that doubles from .3-5" is sufficient, especially if you have a set of offset cams for P1. A #6 is optional, but can be placed. The top of P3 begs for ... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cynthia's Hand Job (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: Beautiful second pitch, less aesthetic first pitch, but some fun moves. Not much of a trail to the base of this route, but the route itself is clear of loose rock.

I'd suggest a minimum of 4 #2s and 4 #3s for this route. It is a 100+ foot pitch and you'll place the #4 early on (a #5 is optional and a 2nd #4 wouldn't hurt if you are thin in the 2-3" cam size). With 4 X #2,#3 I had placements spaced a bit further out than I would have liked. Still, ... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cherry Crack (5.10c)
By: Ryan Hill When: Jan 6, 2012

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Comments: Went to the second set of anchors yesterday, very cool offwidth climbing and much longer than it looked from the ground.

Gear wise the guide book I had and the information here seems a bit misleading. I brought up three BD#3, three BD#4, and one BD#5. The #3s were useless for the majority of the route. I placed one right off the bat and then it was #4 and #5 the whole way up. Shuffled lots of cams up. If I was to do it again four or five #4s woul... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Zion Locals: What's up with Mt. Canaan??Southern Utah DesertsRyan Hill21 hours ago
re: Communication when you cannot hear your partner?Trad ClimbingRyan Hill5 days ago
re: Communication when you cannot hear your partner?Trad ClimbingRyan Hill5 days ago
re: Forester vs OutbackClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillApr 16, 2016
re: Forester vs OutbackClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillApr 16, 2016
re: Best lightweight Sleeping Pad for Winter Alpine ClimbingClimbing Gear ReviewsRyan HillApr 16, 2016
re: Better Crag Car/Offroad Vehicle than a First Gen Dodge DurangoCommunity ForumRyan HillApr 7, 2016
re: Best single pitch finger/smear/stem dihedrals General ClimbingRyan HillApr 6, 2016
re: Climbing in AdvertisingGeneral ClimbingRyan HillApr 5, 2016
re: Carabiners on Alpine Draws RotatingClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillMar 30, 2016
re: Climbing in AdvertisingGeneral ClimbingRyan HillMar 29, 2016
re: advice for mulitpitch in red rockNevadaRyan HillMar 29, 2016
re: Berkeley Ironworks PartnerNorthern California PartnersRyan HillMar 2, 2016
re: Kinda stupid tag line procedure question Trad ClimbingRyan HillFeb 25, 2016
re: Wilderness First Responder vs Wilderness First AidGeneral ClimbingRyan HillFeb 17, 2016
re: Looking for Anchor ClassNorthern CaliforniaRyan HillFeb 17, 2016
re: Following on mostly clean routes ie The Nose - when to fix/ascend or belay/free?Big Wall and Aid ClimbingRyan HillFeb 10, 2016
re: Training for big alpine traversesTraining ForumRyan HillJan 26, 2016
re: Idea for improving MPGeneral ClimbingRyan HillJan 21, 2016
re: What does 5.10 even mean?General ClimbingRyan HillJan 20, 2016
re: Lander, WY Climbing Scene/CommunityWyoming, Montana, DakotasRyan HillJan 19, 2016
re: Are hip belts in backpacks interchangeable? Details in textClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillJan 15, 2016
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