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OK Corral 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: shad on Apr 7, 2003
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This route is on the left hand side of the wall. THe first two bolts are very close together and to the ground. The third bolt is up a ways past a dish. Edgy face climbing past a bulge or two to the chain anchors. Fun and sustained at 5.7.


Protection 

9 bolts to two bolt anchor



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RazRez leading.
RazRez leading.
RazRez prepping for the lead on OK Corral.
RazRez prepping for the lead on OK Corral.
RazRez leading.
RazRez leading.
Pretty good view from a shady spot.
Pretty good view from a shady spot.
RazRez being lowered after leading OK Corral
RazRez being lowered after leading OK Corral
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By Wes Turner
From: az
May 16, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

I really thought that this was a solid5.8

By Vincent Greene
May 17, 2004
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c

Yup, the moves right at the top are at least 5.8-. This is one of my favorites.

By kBobby
From: Spokane, WA
May 20, 2005

Excellent. This is almost three stars.

By flynn
Apr 13, 2006

I wouldn't argue with 5.8. And I wasn't tempted to skip any of the bolts, either! Really cool moves, fun and aesthetic.

By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 20, 2007
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

Fantastic climb with interesting features. Well bolted. Recommended for easy to moderate leaders.

Contains a second pitch of easier climbing to summit. No anchors so either walk off, double rope rappel off the tree, or use the anchors 15 feet below and to the right. Could be done as a long single pitch.

By Daryl Allan
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Oct 1, 2008
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13

The 2nd pitch is a must do with some easy but fun and well protected climbing past the anchors. Don't bother stopping at the anchor, just clip and belay 2nd from top then walk off following a 5 minute trail back to base.

By NickMartel
From: Tucson, Arizona
Apr 30, 2012
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

The 2ed pitch is AWESOME. Super fun albeit a bit lichen covered. If you are doing it as 2 pitches with a hanging belay you may want to traverse left to the anchors of the next route over to have more room at the belay (we did not do this but wished we had). Next time it's going down as a single rope-stretching pitch!

By BAd
Jan 17, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

5.8 sounds reasonable. This is a GREAT route. Wish we'd done the second pitch. Doin' it for sure next time.

By Hubert Cumberdale
6 days ago
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

Great crimpy face climbing. A good break from all the slab in the area.