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Rat in the Hat 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 170'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Paul Ross Andy Ross 22 Oct / 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Oct 24, 2009

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A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+ B)Rat Trap 5.10. C...

Description 

Starts same as Rat Catcher for a few feet to a bolt (Rat Catch follows easy slab to right) then continue straight up following bolts towards the obvious corner crack at the top of the climb.P1) Pass a bolt at about 15' then a 4" cam placement . Follow bolts to the corner that has a couple of small cam placements to double anchors.170' 5.9-. (A second pitch has been climbed May 7th @ 5.10)

Location 

The Rat Slab . Three Finger Canyon. Walk through canyon and walk up talus on right see beta photo.

Protection 

Cams 1/2" to 2" and one 4" Quick draws ,slings. Two 60m ropes for rap.


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These guys are at it again !!
These guys are at it again !!
Higher
Higher
Paul starting Rat in the Hat
Paul starting Rat in the Hat
Rat in a Hat
Rat in a Hat
The Berghaus Wall from the canyon floor showing the location of the three one pitch climbs.
The Berghaus Wall from the canyon floor showing th...
Entering the corner crack
Entering the corner crack
The Rats
The Rats

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