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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a A3

Type:  Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 450', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a A3 [details]
FA: Bill Ellwood, Bryan Ferguson c 1984
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Bryan Ferguson on Apr 26, 2008

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Bill on Hardscrabble

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


Find the chimney on the south side that provides access to the prominent thin crack on the west face. Follow bolts and thin aid to the summit. Avoid the monster loose block near the summit.


The route is easily identified from the road at the pull-out at the top of Hardscrabble 4 x 4 section of the White Rim.


Bolts are old school home made aluminum L stock so you might opt to include the bolt kit... Thin gear including ball nuts and sliders might allow this to go clean.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bill Raps
Bill Raps
Rock Climbing Photo: Bill follows the "boiler plate" pitch
Bill follows the "boiler plate" pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: The second rap
The second rap

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