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Rush Hour 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Brian Smoot
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jul 28, 2003

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Description 

Immediately right of Isotoner Moaner are two face climbs a body length apart, and Rush Hour is the left of the two. Climb up on edges and pockets on excellent stone. Crux is low, so save some juice for the continuity above. Fine addition.

Protection 

Eight draws and a rope


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By Alec
Jun 1, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Fun little route -- solve the crux (it's a puzzler) and the rest is well-protected pocket pulling to the anchors
By KipHenrie
From: centerville, utah
Jun 17, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

I very much enjoyed this climb. it has 2 parts. the first is sequential and technical. with a big move off a crimper. rest then go on up more typical division type climbing. the top is also taxing and pumpy. a fine endeavor.
By Jeff Jones
From: Elk Ridge, UT
Jun 9, 2009
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Finally!! I love this route and can't believe it only got one star in the AF book. After many attempts, I found it easiest just to go straight up instead of veer to the right at the top. There is also a big rest in the middle, not quite no hands but you can definitely get your heart rate down and prepare for the top.
By Brennan Crellin
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From: Draper, UT
Jul 18, 2012
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Awesome climb for your sustained vertical face 5.11a, with a couple 5.11b moves (from crimp to jug). Like many AF climbs, the anchors should have been set 5ft lower for a better climb that didn't have a weird, easy, poor-quality finish.
By Crazymonkey
Jul 24, 2014

One of my favorites on this wall. Beat the first crux and just keep cruising. Plenty of great holds if you can avoid the pump.