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Route 4 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Alex Garhart on Oct 6, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: The route.


The route ascends parallel cracks, an offset hand/fist splitter and a finger crack in a corner. The climbing is very 3-dimensional and there are several good rests. A great top rope variation ascends the splitter thin hands to small fingers crack through a body length pod left of the main route (5.11).


This route is ~40 feet left of Big Foot and hidden in a recessed, right-facing corner.


BD (3) #3.0, (1) #4.0. Friends (3) # 4.0.

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By rick gardiner
From: Grand Junction, CO,
Dec 29, 2009

The crack is mostly too wide (except the start) to jam so I chimneyed the whole thing. Didn't feel like .9+ doing it in that style. Maybe .8. Good pro in right corner, yellow Alien to #3 Camalot and nuts. No need for large pro. Good route!

By Alex Garhart
Jan 9, 2010

I remember getting great cups and fists in the splitter. We took several laps on this thing climbing the cracks separately. Whatever way you climb it, it is a fun and worthy line.