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Hole In The Rock 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
Season: Year Round
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Submitted By: Robert 560 on Jun 18, 2008

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Leading Hole in The Rock, Ogden Canyon. Plenty of ...


This would make a great lead for the beginner trad leader, or a really good toprope for novice climbers. This route is the crack that starts out of the hole in the base of the wall.


Center of the wall. Starting from the top of the hole.


Take a standard rack. Two-bolt anchor at top.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Damn wires!
Damn wires!
Rock Climbing Photo: After getting past the wires, the route is a walk ...
After getting past the wires, the route is a walk ...

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By wasatch-mtn-man
Jun 10, 2009

I would say the wire makes that section more like a 5.6. Leading that section is interesting since if you fall onto the wire you could easily get flipped over.
By Josh145
Aug 21, 2009

I second the motion that this route is more of a 5.6. Fun little route for beginners.
By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 2, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Unlike some of the other routes the wire kind of ruins this climb. Makes the crux twice as difficult as it should be.
By Neil Johnson
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 2, 2014

This route was incredibly greasy.

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