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Monk Sandals 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mickey Guziak
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Submitted By: Rschap on Mar 2, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Green: Dolphin Girl. Red: Monk Sandals.


Face climb up and right through two bolts up to a crack. The gear is tricky at the beginning of the crack, but it gets better. Follow the crack up through a chimney to a ledge then another ledge with a bolted anchor. Be mindful of loose rock.


This route is 50 yards left of The Eclipse Route. Follow the cliff left over a dead tree till it rounds the corner, the route is on the corner. There was a big rockfall here not too long ago, you’ll walk over the debris to get to the route.


Two bolts, nuts, and cams up to #4 BD.

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Contemplating the crux.
Contemplating the crux.
The upper crack.
The upper crack.

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By John Peterson
Apr 23, 2013

Nicest of the new routes on Other Mothers! Excellent climbing. We cleaned a bunch of cactus and crap out of the crack, so it should be even nicer.
By Edward Medina
From: Ridgway, CO
Feb 9, 2015

We climbed a variation to this climb today. After clipping the second bolt, head up and right into the deep cleft. Finishes at the same anchors. Maintains 5.9 difficulty.
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