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On the Rocks 

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

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Andy Peter and Steve Kanoza
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Submitted By: Luke Bertelsen on Feb 27, 2005
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clipping just before the crux move


Climbing is on stellar green rock with fun roof moves half way up. There are some extremely closely spaced bolts on this climb (very un-Mt.Lemmon) that can cause dangerous rope rubbing if the leader lowers off. Better to save fraying your rope and rap. Well worth climbing.


8 bolts to chain anchors

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At the crux of,On The Rock's.Photo taken by Kanoza SR.in 04.
At the crux of,On The Rock's.Photo taken by Kanoza...
Boot Hill Overhead Topo
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Photo of the route.
Photo of the route.
Sharon Legg,entering the crux.
Sharon Legg,entering the crux.
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By Chris Dillon
Apr 18, 2005
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

Great route. I wish it were longer. Bolts are gym close if not closer.

By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 13, 2007
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

i saw this climb on the approach and i knew i just had to try it. i wasn't disappointed.

By Boodge Nomchompski
Feb 10, 2008
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

Fun. Bolts are very close together.

By Erin Cook
From: Tucson AZ
Nov 9, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

It was fun on TR and I can't wait to go back to try it on lead.