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The Beginning 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Bill Ohran
Season: Spring, Summer and Fall
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Submitted By: Clay Allred on Jun 27, 2008

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Continuous crimpers with pretty long distances between clips. It's not quite run out but make sure your belayers paying attention.


The left-most line at The Cooler.


four bolts to chains

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By Clay Allred
From: Moab UT
Jun 27, 2008

looking at this route as the belayer I'm confident I could keep my climber from getting decked but it seems run out when you're climbing it.
By Alma Madsen
From: Lehi, UT
Jul 3, 2010

Pretty sustained climbing compared with other .10a's in rock canyon. And those little crimpers can get sharp.
By Thomas Holmes
From: Utah
May 30, 2012

A committing 10, easier on the fingers compared to its 10b neighbor. Enjoyable climbing.

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