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old mess.. with the new bolts looking good
|RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>|
The route for which the wall was named and for good reason. Named (i'm guessing) for beautiful streaking on the wall to the right. Because of its location it is often (always?) sandy and this makes your life harder. Great shade climb but not much else nearby. Steep !!
Begin on typical broken, ledgy terrain and then launch into a great hands corner through a roof. Above the roof the crack thins from 2.5 friends down to green camalots. Milk a rest in a pod with hands before the thin, hard ending (yellow-blue metolius).
Shade Beta: If you do this climb first (and are slow and lazy about it) the area facing the road where most of the climbs are will begin to get shade.
Way out right, just when you think you have been sent out to hunt snipe.
3 each from #2 Cam down to #2(yellow) metolius. A smaller piece or two may be helpful if the last few feet shut you down.
Hand jams are so nice, why can't it be hand jams a...
a little rest before the business.
From: Boulder, CO
May 11, 2011
I ended up leaving alot of nice anchor material (spectra/nice biners) It coud be arranged to make the anchor much better than its current condition.
By Jeff Scheuerell
Apr 24, 2013
What's the anchor sitch, been replaced yet or should I bring my drill.
By Devin Fin
Mar 11, 2014
dun an dun ! what a great route!!! EDIT 6/19/14 i will be adding a bolt an chain above the current anchors due to the close prox of the bolts ... although i take full responsibility for the revamp an placement of the first bolt my partner did the 2nd bolt an put it to close.. i believe it is fine but after just one raised eye brow i had 2nd thoughts my self so it will be corrected..