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(A1) Utopian Vista Upper Tier
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
(18) S 
(19) T 
Adios Compadres T 
Aldous T,S 
Baba Ram Dass  T 
Be Here Now T,S 
Bitch Slapped S 
Black Mamba S 
Brave New World T,TR 
Brown Berets T 
Chile Line S 
Debt Ceiling S 
Fourth of You Lie T 
Good Times... Are Killing Me!, The S 
Humpty Ass T,S 
I Came As A Rat T 
Man... Who Killed The Deer!, The T,S 
Man...Who Brought the Gear!, The T 
Meltdown T 
Modest Mouse T 
Monarch Migration T,TR 
Monkey Wrench Gang, The S 
One Chance... To Get Everything Right S 
Oppie S 
Pyrocumulonimbus T 
Smoke Signals T,S 
Sons & Lovers S 
Thin Places T 
Tsunami T,S 
Walking Rain S 
We All Float On S 
Welcome to Utopia S 
Whitey on the Moon S 
Zipper Club T 

Monarch Migration 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mike Howard
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on May 4, 2010

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Monarch is to right on the short grassy bench. Named for the cloud of migrating monarch butterflies riding the spring winds south to north along the canyon rim.

Upstream of I Came As A Rat.


Upper tier upstream. Be careful of climbers on lower tier routes, any rocks rolled could go off the lip below.

Monarch butterflies migrate back north from Mexico each spring. I know exactly what happens to the dotted line of monarchs. They fly along the rim with the winds in spring.



.3 to #2 Camalots. Wired stoppers also useful. Great warm-up/beginner lead. Easily Toproped. 2 Bolt Chain Anchors

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