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Reach the Beach 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Kevin Griffith
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 20, 2003

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Working the nut.


Reach the Beach climbs the rightward trending horizontal cracks climbing the wall avoiding the roof by going to the right of it. It is 30 feet or so to the right of the gully.


Reach the Beach has no fixed anchors, so bring gear.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Good clean fun! Nice easy route at the Beachball.
Good clean fun! Nice easy route at the Beachball.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bruno thought it was a good route, his first at th...
Bruno thought it was a good route, his first at th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Melissa traversing with ease.
Melissa traversing with ease.

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By triznuty
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 25, 2005
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Pretty easy .8, but fun...
By Nathan Fisher
Aug 6, 2006

Gear for the lead would consist of predominately cams as the cracks are horizontal. However, the mandatory nut rule was easily satisfied at two locations.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Aug 13, 2006

Possibly named after the 1983 platinum by The Fixx. Is there another reference to which both titles might refer?
By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 25, 2015

I thought this route was pretty darn fun. An easy 5.8 that protects well, even with the traverse. If it had easier access it would see a lot more traffic.

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