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Third Sailor 

YDS: 5.1 French: 2 Ewbanks: 6 UIAA: II ZA: 7 British: MD 2a A0

Type:  Sport, Aid, 1 pitch, 15'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.0 French: 2- Ewbanks: 4 UIAA: I ZA: 6 British: MM 1c A0 [details]
FA: Jon Ramirez
New Route: Yes
Season: All
Page Views: 493
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Apr 2, 2013

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


This aid route gets you on the last of the Sailors.


Third Sailor, north side.


Two quick draws and aiders. Rap from bolts on the south side.

Photos of Third Sailor Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta
Rock Climbing Photo: Rap off the south side
BETA PHOTO: Rap off the south side
Rock Climbing Photo: Good time in good weather!
Good time in good weather!
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping off the 3rd
Rapping off the 3rd
Rock Climbing Photo: Good photo opps.
Good photo opps.
Rock Climbing Photo: steep

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By Patsy
Apr 4, 2013

This one could be rated A-tarded.
By Paul S
From: Fruita, CO
May 5, 2013

This little hoodoo has been climbed before without the bolts. It's possible to fling the rope over the hoodoo while you and a partner are on two of the other summits, then just fix the rope on one side of the hoodoo and jug up the other side.
By paul bucher
From: moab, utah
Apr 23, 2014
rating: 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c A0

while tossing and jugging is normally my first choice; we very much enjoyed having a route up. a great intro to aid for the average joe. no "real" aid gear required. we used a couple of 24" runners and a cam to pull on. a short 5 easy scramble up gets you to a ledge for a blind clip of the first bolt. not sure on the 5.9 (perhaps we did it "wrong"). short, steep, fun. nice work guys, thank you.
By Roy Suggett
May 5, 2014

The substantial block we stood on to set the first bolt collapsed as the second started up. Glad to hear you can still reach the first clip, even if blind. On several occasions I have taken folks up here and not been able to toss a rope over the third due to high winds. Being the desert, I supposed this might have been the experience of others so decided to make the bare minimal aid line so as to insure summiting all seven was a possibility once you were up there. Perhaps a mistake.

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