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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
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Curiosity Killed the Rat 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Andy Ross Paul Ross. Oct 21 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Oct 24, 2009

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Moving towards the left leaning groove

Description 

The three one pitch climbs that are found on this slab very well protected by bolts and the odd cam . Ideal for those who prefer to stay away from the run out climbs, and get some experience with the rock and grades of the Reef. Starts to the left of the open slab first Bolt at about 20' See Beta Photo's.

P1) Follow 9 bolts to a high shallow groove trending left to double anchors . 180' 5.9


Location 

Three Fingers Canyon. Walk through the canyon and head up the talus to the right (north) to an open slab left of a long trending right steep wall. Same area as the climb Rat Catcher.


Protection 

One 4" cam. Quick draws. Two 60m ropes



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A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+ B).Rat Trap 5.10. C)Rat in The Hat.5.9 D)Rat Catcher 5.9+
A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+ B).Rat Trap 5.10. ...
View of the Rat Slab from the Canyon floor.
View of the Rat Slab from the Canyon floor.
Andy at the top of the groove to double anchors..
Andy at the top of the groove to double anchors..
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By Mary Ellen Man
From: Midvale, UT
Nov 8, 2010

This was a good route it was runout on loose rock to the first bolt but after that it was well protected and good rock. I did not see where to place the 4 inch cam. over all my wife and I enjoyed this climb. Sean and Kim 11/6/10