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Arch Enemy 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 103'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: T. Goss, T. Hadley
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Mar 19, 2009

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Arch Enemy is an enhanced verion of Arch Rival. Starting out on a more demanding, intense slab, Arch Enemy climbs through low angle terrain via shallow pockets to a steep head wall. Be quick while firing through this bulge or the pump will sneak up, hold on tight and dig deep, perseverance can be a wonderful thing. Catch a good rest after the crux and tip toe to the chains.


Arch Enemy is the middle route below the wall's only arch. It is also the first, left most route to ascend the steep and colorful upper face.


12 bolts to hangers.

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By Rob Duncan
From: Salt Lake City
Mar 5, 2012

this is a really fun route on a good quality stone! easy to walk by, but worth the time.
By Darren Knezek
Mar 5, 2012

I agree with you there. This one and then one next to it are just plain awesome!
By Jeremy Noring
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 30, 2014

Wow. One of the best routes I've done in a long time.

Slabby section to a really cool portion with weird cobbles embedded in the limestone, followed by bulletproof headwall on some amazing holds.

A 60m rope will work, if you lower into the pod just right of the route.
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