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Tunnel Of Love 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Steve Habovstack and James Garrett 2003
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Blake Summers on May 18, 2012

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Entering the Tunnel


Pitch 1: Climb pitch 1 of Lightning Wind.5.9, 30m.
Pitch 2: Clip first bolt of Pitch 2 Lightning Wind then traverse right into tunnel. Mostly bolts for protection to two bolt belay. 10a, 30m.
Pitch 3: Continue straight up right facing corner to arete, all bolts for protection to two bolt belay atop diamonds. 10b, 30m.


Starts on the first pitch of Lightning Wind.

Rappel Lightning Wind


QDs, set o cams and nuts

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By Blake Summers
From: Park City, Utah
May 18, 2012

Utah's West Desert by James Garret has a great and very alluring description for this climb,incredible guidebook.
By user id
May 18, 2012

Wholly product placement stroke n' spray!
By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
May 18, 2012

I was gonna say, that makes you the second JimmyG guzzler out there. Settle down, the book can sell itself.
By Aaron S
Mar 16, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The chimney has a bit too much sharp rock and bird poop to be a good spot for "stealthy hanky-panky" in my opinion, but your tastes may differ. However the climbing is fun and extremely well protected.

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