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Swamp Rat 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jason Roy 2008
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Submitted By: Markus Jobman on Sep 29, 2008
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Description 

Starts to the South of the Large Pillar rock formation. The belay is directly south of the Pillar rock. Start up the face through some finger ledges.
Mossy route, but solid.


Location 

Route is located on the North Facing Wall.


Protection 

7 bolts with anchors



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Emily, Al & the porn stash belay.
Emily, Al & the porn stash belay.
At bolt 6 (or 5?)
At bolt 6 (or 5?)
Adam on Swamp Rat
Adam on Swamp Rat
What a view you get!
What a view you get!
Grabbing some rest on the way to the top.
Grabbing some rest on the way to the top.
Starting up Swamp Rat. A great canyon view awaits you at the anchor.
Starting up Swamp Rat. A great canyon view awaits ...
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route photo
Great view at the top of Swamp Rat
Great view at the top of Swamp Rat
Looking down at the jugs of Swamp Rat.
Looking down at the jugs of Swamp Rat.
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By michaeltarne
Mar 4, 2012

Fun incuts, good bolts, tons of exposure for HCR. Great view from the top.

By austin luper
From: Fayetteville
Aug 30, 2012

very good trad route also. if you ignore the bolts every 5 feet

By Spenser Bolte 1
From: Abilene, Texas
Mar 27, 2014

My favorite 5.8 at the ranch and one of the better in AR. This is not great for toproping groups though. Bit of a swing.

By Mark Orsag
3 days ago
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Lots of exposure, great views and fun climbing. Hard to ask for more!