Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Beachball Crag
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Across From The Wave T 
Beach Blanket Bingo T 
Breaking the Law T 
Buddha Babies On the Beach T 
His Feet Smell T 
Masters of the Obvious T,TR 
Outside, It's America S 
Reach the Beach T 
Red Argyle T 
Rip's Roof T 
Rubble Without A Cause T 
Sneak-a-Peak Arete T 
Sneak-a-Peak Arete Direct Start T 
SPF 25 T 
Turtwig T 
Unknown on Far Right TR 
Unknown on Left T,TR 
Was His Name-O T,TR 
Waterfront T 

Was His Name-O 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: PDub and Marie Kay
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer & Autumn
Page Views: 870
Submitted By: Pat Welsh on Aug 30, 2008

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (6)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Was His Name-O (Follows where the rope runs)

Description 

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.

Location 

Look for the flake up and left for first hands.

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

Protection 

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


Comments on Was His Name-O Add Comment
Show which comments
By adaml
Aug 25, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 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.

Cheers.
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- 15 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.