Type: Trad, TR
FA: Jorma Hayes, 1 April 1995
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Access Issue: RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek Details
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Lacto Mangulation is the first route left of Top Forty and the last route before School Room #2. It starts on a small face for about 20 feet (5.6) to a ledge and then follows a right facing dihedral that starts as a fist crack and ends up as a small finger crack. The last 8 feet is the crux. Rap from slung anchors. Can be top roped from School Room #2.


There are two drilled angles and one bolt leading to sling anchors, a couple of larger cams(#4) could be used to protect a longer fall between the second and third bolts but not necessary.


Jonathan Amburgey
Salt Lake City, UT
Jonathan Amburgey   Salt Lake City, UT
Some beta: The route has 3 bolts that lead to a two-bolt anchor (one with a rappel ring; the other linked chain). The crux is the last 8 feet or so above the last bolt to the anchors. Though I didn't use any pro, a piece in the upper section between the last bolt and anchors might be warranted if you're feeling less-than-confident using tiny finger jams. Solid feet and creative hand-work are needed.

Good route; I really enjoyed it. Nov 23, 2008
The Great State -Colorado
CanDillo   The Great State -Colorado
Fun route. Good easy climbing leads to the crux which is strenous due to lack of soild feet on small tips fingers. Good warm up for some of the other routes on Wall Street. Oct 28, 2009
Durango CO
Tate   Durango CO
Bring a #3 c4 or even a #4 friend to protect from ledge fall before the last bolt. Mar 17, 2015
Michael Dom
Michael Dom  
A 4 is all you need. Dec 22, 2015
Austin Martin
Chattanooga, TN
Austin Martin   Chattanooga, TN
^ Of course you can do without the gear entirely (as on any climb), but most people will want at the very least 4 quickdraws and a large cam (BD#4-6) for between bolts 3 and 4 to make this a "safe" lead. One could easily bring more gear to protect the climb further. Bolted anchor. A rather exciting climb! Oct 29, 2016
Bailey Filla
Palisade, CO
Bailey Filla   Palisade, CO
Really, this is considered a 5.10 a/b? Feb 11, 2018