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Was His Name-O 

Was His Name-O 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: PDub and Marie Kay
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer & Autumn
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Submitted By: Pat Welsh on Aug 30, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: Was His Name-O
(Follows where the rope runs)


This short route is on the face to left of Beach Blanket Bingo and to the right of Red Argyle. Start off with some bouldery moves (the 'crux' of the climb)and go up easier ledges above.


Look for the flake up and left for first hands.

Easy walk off to the West, but can also get down to the East.


Nuts and cams. Can TR this climb as well. Anchor off big tree at top of ledge.

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By adaml
Aug 25, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

There are a few different "lines" on this face that have varied difficulty and are all fun. Set a top rope and have some fun.

By Milt H.
Sep 2, 2009

Really, you were the FA???? in 2008. This has been climbed for years.

By Brian in SLC
Sep 2, 2009

Yeah, that route has been on my standard Beach Ball solo circuit for over 20 years...But, maybe its the first time someone used a rope on it? Ha ha.


By icsteveoh
From: salt lake city, UT
Sep 2, 2009

farkin alta employees always poachin other people's lines :) how you doing pat?

By Tom Huckin
Aug 14, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

This is a nice, short, accessible, shaded climb, especially good for those increasingly hot midsummer days. Easy to TR. The bouldery first few moves, in my estimation, are at least 5.8.