Avg: 2 from 71 votes
|Type:||Trad, 40 ft (12 m)|
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|Shared By:||Tony B on Nov 28, 2003|
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Indian Creek 2019 info: or the linkblm.gov/press-release/annou….
RAPTOR CLOSURES: please be aware of seasonal raptor closures at the Cat Wall and Reservoir Wall. They occur annually from March 31st until August 31st. *Due to the federal hiring freeze in agencies such as the BLM of Monticello, no official closure for 2017 has been issued and the laws which have been put in place in previous years are not being enforced. Please, for the sake of fragile desert ecology, DO NOT CLIMB at stated walls. These raptors return to the same nesting sites every year to raise their nestlings.
Despite the shortness of this line, it is still relatively good. As well, despite it's shortness, it also made a poor warm-up due to the power/thuggishness used for a few of the moves.
One area guide calls it "10d or 11b" (as a lieback or a crack climb). So maybe you can TR it and it seems easier (like 10d) if you don't have to gain stances to see and place gear, or maybe you could ignore a few good lie-back moves to make it feel harder (like 11b) but for the onsight lead I'll will call it 11a. A little more physical than a few climbs at that grade, but due to it's length, not more difficult overall.