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|Type: ||Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 165 feet|
|Consensus: ||5.9+ [details]|
|FA: ||Andy Ross Paul Ross Oct 22/ 2009|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Oct 24, 2009|
Andy on Rat Trap
Starts in the center of the slab and heads directly towards thin crack /flakes near the top of the climb.
P1)Follow 9 bolts passing over a small overlap to the flakes (crux).The flakes appear friable but are very well protected. Step right when passed the flakes to double anchors.165'5.10- (A Wild Second pitch may be possible!)
Three Finger Canyon.Walk through canyon and hike up talus on the right (north) to the Rat Slab Area . Same slab for Curiosity Killed the Rat and Rat in The Hat. 10 mins from truck. see beta photo
Quick draws, Slings. Two 60' ropes for rap.
Andy on the crux section
Tele photo of the Flake section
A)Curiosity Killed The Rat. 5.9+ B).Rat Trap 5.10....
View of the Rat Slab from the canyon floor
Salt Lake team in Three Finger Canyon.Tom Hore on ...