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Zealot 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Sam Perkins on Mar 23, 2011

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About to hit the crux of Zealot
In critical habitat area for the Desert Tortoise

Description 

Start off moving right on jugs towards first bolt. After reaching the first bolt, begin upwards. Make a mildly scary big move off of an undercling to more big holds and jug haul to the short but powerful and crimpy crux at the 3rd or 4th bolt, pulling to the alcove full of fossilized poop flow. You'll know what I mean when you see it... Either climb into the alcove and rest or just follow the lip to the anchors.
FYI, crawling out of the alcove to reach the anchors is a bit spooky. But the rest stance is sooo nice.

If anyone knows the FA, the actual length, or any other good bits of info, let me know.


Location 

The short line in the back of the obvious cave at the middle of the wall.


Protection 

4 or 5 bolts. 2 Rap bolt anchors.
It'd be smart to stick clip the first bolt.



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By Kenny Clark
From: State College, PA
Apr 1, 2011

Goss says it's 40' long.

By Sam Perkins
From: Rexburg, ID
Apr 4, 2011

Hey, thanks a lot, got it updated.

By benjaminleaton
From: Sandy, UT
May 24, 2013

Zealot Video

By benjaminleaton
From: Sandy, UT
Dec 1, 2013

The hold at the top of the crux--the clipping hold for the fourth bolt that allows you to gain access to the alcove/poop-container--broke off in my hand today. In it's place are a couple of find cut gastons. This route is now harder than it was before.

By bwillem
From: the wasatch
Mar 24, 2014

Not 12c...

either dyno for the sloper or summon some crazy power lock off.