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Petrified Hornet 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Karl Kelley
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on May 1, 2009

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Petrified Hornet, 5.10+, at the Petrified Hornet W...

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Petrified Hornet is a good right facing corner up steep rock to an interesting top out.

Protection 

0.75 to #3 Camalots.


Photos of Petrified Hornet Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: pulling the lip .. with the rocket move
pulling the lip .. with the rocket move
Rock Climbing Photo: Petrified Hornet, 5.10+, at the Petrified Hornet W...
Petrified Hornet, 5.10+, at the Petrified Hornet W...
Rock Climbing Photo: hands to the top!
hands to the top!
Rock Climbing Photo: starting up the ramp after the boulder start
starting up the ramp after the boulder start
Rock Climbing Photo: the plaque
the plaque

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By claramie
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 10, 2013

boulder start is slightly sketchy but ok. the dihedral is #2 to #3 camalot. interesting moves to exit above the roof part (but not very hard). excellent route after the start. No more finger gear once you enter the hand crack

anchor is just above the steep roof part, but you can't seem it from the ground
By Karl kelley
Sep 4, 2014

FA. Karl Kelley. While doing the FA, I accidentally pulled off a loose block and it revealed some petrified hornets, hence the name!
By Brennan Crellin
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From: Draper, UT
Oct 13, 2014

Excellent climb!

Perfect rack (for the nervous leader) in order of use (all BD C4's): #0.5 (in left finger slot, emergency piece), #0.75 (after V3 opening in crack behind ledge, not visible from base), 3x-#1's, 3x-#2's, 3x-#3's, #1 (just before anchors).

If the pitch looks comfortable you can get by with: #0.75, 2x-#1's, 2x-#2's, 2x-#3's, #1.
By Luke Mehall
From: Durango, Colorado
Sep 29, 2015

Cool Karl. Been wondering why the wall was named. Looks like a cool line.

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