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Flak Jacket 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Sep 13, 2007

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A tricky start to more positive holds with one or two nice layback-style holds. A more technical move or two between a couple of the upper bolts, followed by more jugs to the anchors.


Look for a tall chimney upcanyon just a bit from the camping area past the bridge. On the wall to the left of the chimney this is the third route from the right.


8 bolts and anchors.

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By Ben Rodes
From: Salt Lake City, UT
May 14, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

This route is sweet! Awesome holds and one of the better 10's in the canyon! Great movement and bomber holds...a must do! This route is directly left of Crime Scene and has 8 bolts and clips at the top.
By Joseph Lascurain
From: Cincinnati
Jun 28, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Didn't feel much harder than Hematoma. But it is more fun and has a better flow. I think this might even be a better warm-up than Hematoma.
By John Groh
Jul 14, 2013
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Amazing! You'll swear you're in the Red River Gorge if you climb this route. Better holds than you could ever ask for, and cool moves the whole way through.
By zoso
Jun 27, 2014

Agreed. And I'd say it's a bit more than 45 feet-likely 60 or 70.

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