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Glutton for Punishment 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: T. Goss, J. Howard
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Mar 14, 2007

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What it looks like from the belay up

In critical habitat area for the Desert Tortoise


A long, low-angled, fun climb on sharp limestone. Lots of positive holds, including the edges of a couple of flakes. The rock is rough enough and the climb low-angled enough you could probably smear all the way up if you wanted to.


At the left side of Black and Tan climb the ramp that slopes upward from right to left. Climb up and over a gap at the top (left) side of the ramp. Once through the gap the starting bolt will be obvious. The start is shared with two other routes, so keep bearing right as you climb.


8 bolts to Metolius rap anchors (with a quicklink on the left anchor). The rock is rough, there are some sharp edges, and the climb is low-angled so we belayed from the top and then the belayer rappelled rather than lowered to save wear and tear (and worry).

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Rock Climbing Photo: Glutton for Punishment, 5.7
BETA PHOTO: Glutton for Punishment, 5.7
Rock Climbing Photo: Ethan on Glutton for Punishment.
Ethan on Glutton for Punishment.
Rock Climbing Photo: This rock was like velcro. Four year old Indy TRd ...
This rock was like velcro. Four year old Indy TRd ...

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By Wyatt H
From: Casper, Wy
Apr 12, 2011

Couldn't tell where the route went based on the guidebook. Too many bolts going everywhere from newer routes put up. Use the photo here instead.
By Hendo
From: Denver, CO
Oct 9, 2012
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Fun warm-up to the Woodsbury area. Great slab at the beginning, and than a fun flake at the upper half that you can fun on. This route and area is in the sun in the morning.
By JeanieB
From: Provo, UT
Apr 9, 2013

This route shares anchors with the route to the right, Redolence. Learned this the hard way when there was someone already leading on that route when I started up.
By user id
Apr 9, 2013

How traumatic.

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