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Great Googly Moogly 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Walt Shipley. FFA Keith Reynolds and Walt.
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Submitted By: Sandstoner on May 13, 2006

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Climber on the summit with Kingfisher in the backg...

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


If you actually like freeclimbing in the Fishers, this is a really great one pitch tower. Start up a fisty, awkward thrutch up to a scary, right-angling dirt ramp. Work up to the overhanging OW to a ledge/rest. The offwidth is steep but offers good friction on the Carhartts and some good cobbles on the inside to help out with the thrutchery. After the rest, a few more squeezy moves get you to the anchors. A short, easy scramble gets you to the summit.


Medium and large stoppers, set of TCUs/Aliens, hand and fist sized cams, #5 Friend or similar.

Photos of Great Googly Moogly Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber on the summit.
Climber on the summit.
Rock Climbing Photo: The wide bit on GGM.
The wide bit on GGM.
Rock Climbing Photo: a motley bunch up topside
a motley bunch up topside
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of Great Googly Moogly
The start of Great Googly Moogly
Rock Climbing Photo: up in it
up in it

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By J. Thompson
From: denver, co
Oct 12, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

I gave this 3 stars...but thats a fisher free climbing rating...a very fun free route in the fishers.

By Goat
From: Boulder
Oct 7, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

This thing is really good. It's no 5.10 though, and can be done with little or no O/W technique. Solid rock for the business up top, the bottom is a fisher though.
By paul bucher
From: moab, utah
Oct 23, 2013

we brought a double set of camalots to #6. sewed it up pretty good. it's in the shade. burrr. a single 70 gets ya down. (just barely). good anchors. we added new webbing . we did puttermans pile first. from there it's a short walk over to GGM. cool towers.

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