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Speaking In Tongues 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: M. Nad, T. Goss
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Submitted By: Bad Sock Puppet on Jul 12, 2006

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Got Pump?


I had heard rumors about this climb for quite a while. As it turns out the legends are true. Limestone fit for the Gods!

Although many of the holds are slick from traffic, this route is truly a 5-star sloper workout.

Move on easy holds to the large hueco half-way up. Try to rest without slipping out. Make a large move and work through the crux finding knee-bars wherever you can. Rest in the large undercling and then prepare for a tough final move to clip the chains. Old stiff perma-draws make every clip a rush!




Right hand side of the cave. Follows the obvious huge pods and huecos.

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By Leif E
Oct 20, 2014
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I was only able to find one mediocre knee bar down low and the big under cling flake seemed too far out of the way to be worth using... that said, it felt hard to me, but I was probably missing out on some good rests to help calm the pump haha.
By Spencer Weiler
From: Salt Lake city
Mar 28, 2015

Pretty fun route, wish i would have done this route 15 years ago. Most of the feet are more polished than my grandpas tuxedo shoes. Too bad the gym setters can't strip this and put up a fresh one.
By Michael Schmenk
From: South Salt Lake City, UT
May 11, 2015

Getting to the chains felt like the crux for sure. Beautiful route with sublime movement.

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