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The Conch 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 43'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Greg Parker
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Submitted By: Greg Parker on Nov 6, 2006

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The Conch 5.11a If you get on this climb, people m...

Description 

The Conch climbs up the pocketed right side of the Lord of the Flies wall. Great warm-up for the harder routes on this wall.
Begin by pulling the small roof right off the ground and then follow big, widely spaced pockets up and left. The crux at mid-height is tricky (think undercling), and the top has claimed more than a few pumped climbers. Enjoy!

Protection 

6 bolts, open cold shut anchors


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Fun movement on The Conch!
Fun movement on The Conch!
I really recommend this stellar route. Fun pockets...
I really recommend this stellar route. Fun pockets...

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By Josiah Reams
From: Rapid City, SD
Oct 2, 2007

An excellent climb. Five stars on a four star scale. The climb looks a little run-out when you look at it from the ground (compared to other canyon routes), but once you get on it you realize it is not run-out at all. The clipping stances are excellent. Maybe a warm-up for alot of you, but not for me. This was my first 5.11 on-sight.
By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Jun 7, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

great climb with great movement. the description of the route is spot on. very big reach with and undercling around bolt 4 or 5. redpoint crux going for the anchors. this route will give you your moneys worth!