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Flying off the Handle 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: hEatchel on Mar 22, 2009
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Description 

Amazing basalt climbing through very technical crimps pockets slopers and side pulls. Great crimper crux to chains!


Location 

Shady side on big obvious overhanging rock. Most aesthetic line on the cliff


Protection 

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By Gaar
From: Springdale / Zion UT / Moab
Mar 29, 2009
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

5.12a not 12b Waist cliping the 4th bolt is the easiest opition

By Bad Sock Puppet
Nov 27, 2009
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

Solid .12b IMO, The start is a little awkward and tricky but you soon get to easier climbing. Definitely clip the fourth bolt at your waist. Rest up at the large shelf 2/3 way up. The crux is the really small but positive crimp as you go for the chains and then throwing for a slopey hold. If your feet cut here then good luck. Clean fall zone.

By Ryan M Taylor
From: Orem Ut
Mar 22, 2012

I would have to say this is a solid 12.b and a fun climb with a sweet end that if you mess up on you are in for a good fall!