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Airtime T 
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I Love My Wife But She Doesn't Climb T 
In The Pink T,S 
Lawyers, Guns, and Money T,S 
Right of the Roof T 
Shotgun T 
Shotgun (Variation) T,TR 
unknown (right most crack in the roof) T 
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Utah Crack T 
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YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Tom Powell on Aug 3, 2008

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Shotgun 5.6 Utah Wall Ogden Canyon


The route follows a splitter crack into the highest corner of the roof. At the corner step out of the roof and ascend to the anchors.


This route is located toward the north end of the Utah Wall.


Set of stoppers and cams from .4-3 Camalot (you could bring and use a 4 if you really want to).

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Kevin Brown leading the shotgun!
Kevin Brown leading the shotgun!
Jake Werner just passed the roof
Jake Werner just passed the roof

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By wasatch-mtn-man
Aug 31, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

We wondered how the climb could only be a 5.6 until we got to the roof and realized how easily it was cleared by stepping out to climbers left. Very fun climb and easily protected.

After reaching the anchors we went up, then traversed left the the anchor atop Utah Crack. It was a bit of a lichen-fest but fun to explore. Not sure what the name of that traverse is but it was easy climbing.
By Cory Callister
From: Ogden, Utah
Aug 24, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I was able to climb this sport by reaching climbers right for the bolts on Lawyers, Guns, and Money. The roof-crux would probably be better protected with pro., but for the climber without a rack, it is doable.
By Neil Johnson
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 2, 2014

If you continue above the bolts, you can add another really short pitch and hit a set of chains that I believe are there for "Airtime". The guidebook does call this a 2 pitch climb though, so maybe they really are for "Shotgun".
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