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Glacial Obsession S 
Glacial Recession S 
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Glacial Recession 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Christian Knight
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Submitted By: Christian Knight on Oct 31, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: this top anchor blew off and took a thirty foot ri...


Pumpy steep climbing on sharp pockets and edges. Stick clip the first bolt for safety.


Climbs between Glacial Obsession and Tillite Delight.


3 bolts to ring anchors.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Caleb at the last bolt
Caleb at the last bolt

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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Mar 13, 2009

We TR'd it. And even on TR it kicked our butts! Lots of loose crap down low and further up we were trying to deadpoint into a really sharp pocket. Maybe we were doing it wrong...
By Thomas Holmes
From: Utah
Mar 14, 2012

Sharp! and tricky
By Canyon Copa
May 30, 2012

An interesting change of rock, nothing else like it in the canyon. Super sharp though.
By Tim Moore
Aug 9, 2013

Tough overhang considering the first bolt is half way up the route after the over hung part

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