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Homo cragus 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Phyllis Suggett
New Route: Yes
Season: May through October
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Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Jul 9, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: The northeast face moves make the route

Description 

This is an excellent face climb between "Pygmy" and "Blue Collar Ape." Start using the arete and crack passing first bolt to a large ramp. Being careful, clip the second bolt around the corner where the face climbing begins. Five bolts total to shunts shared by Blue Collar Ape.


Location 

Lower Jungle between "Blue Collar Ape" & "Hey, Hey, We're the Monkeys


Protection 

Quick draws to shuts.



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Homo Cragus
BETA PHOTO: Homo Cragus
Homo Cragus goes up, to the left of the open book below the roof then up the smooth face above.
BETA PHOTO: Homo Cragus goes up, to the left of the open book ...
Go far right at the top and use your right hand on the edge of the ramp while throwing the rope into the shuts with your left hand
BETA PHOTO: Go far right at the top and use your right hand on...
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By Roy Suggett
Oct 11, 2010

After climbing this fun route, use the top rope to check out a possible new route just to the right.

By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Sep 6, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The location of the last bolt makes it hard to decide how to finish. I traversed left into the crack finish of Blue Collar Ape, my partner went right to the arete and followed it to the top. Either way, except a bit of looseness. The face moves down low are excellent and getting out on the face technical and spicy.

If you're into that kind of foolery you can do a direct start a few feet right of the bolt line in a tips crack. Green C3 and thuggy moves will get you on the ramp. Beware of the prickly stuff.

By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
May 22, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

hmmm, maybe I was tired at this point but I found the crux around the 2nd bolt to be pretty hard for a 10a. Good climbing though - take care clipping the first bolt (awkward) and 2nd bolt (big fall potential).

By travis timm
From: Tropic, Utah
Jul 10, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Super cool rout with great bolt placements and good rock. The crimpy section between the second and fourth bolt is really balancey and the holds are pretty small. Maybe I'm just not that good on crimps but i felt it was pretty stout for a 10a.