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Comic Relief 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Josh Beck on Apr 17, 2004

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Jay Brown cruxing trying to get gear in!

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Head up easy hands in a corner to a roof (stem). Best to backclean or run out the hands stretch to avoid rope drag. Pull around the corner into fingers leading to a strenuous stance beneath the 2nd roof. Pull this roof to another strenuous stance beneath the 3rd roof. Above this roof sequential jamming leads to the chains but there are no stances so you'll either need burl to place gear or balls to punch it for a short ways.


A couple of 2-3" pieces, many fingers sized pieces.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Scott pulling the final roof on Comic Relief and s...
Scott pulling the final roof on Comic Relief and s...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dominik Franz enjoying good rest on a hand jam mid...
Dominik Franz enjoying good rest on a hand jam mid...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jay Brown cruxing.
Jay Brown cruxing.
Rock Climbing Photo: nice stance befor the biz
nice stance befor the biz

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By Max Schon
May 7, 2004

It's to the right of Scarface, about a hundred yards. There are two roof cracks, one Comic Relief, the other Not That Funny. Both are to the left of the mega-classic Desert Vaurnet.
By Dominik Franz
Nov 20, 2006
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

one of scarface' finest routes! goes from hands directly to fingers and pulls 3 little roofs. crux is actually after it gets vertical again towards the top since your feet are quite slippery and insecure. "just lay back, dude"

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