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A.D.D. T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Chopping Block T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Flare Mignon T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Hand Prints T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Hydroponic Pork T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Ladies First T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Meat Hooks T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pull Left T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Reaper Wears Pink, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Right Arm T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sickle, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sinestra T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Streets of Delhi, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Tofu Crack T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown 10- (wide R facing flake) T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wee Doggie T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 80 ft
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Shared By: Rich Farnham on Mar 21, 2005
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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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

Description

This route is at the top of the approach trail and is distinguished by the varnished left-facing corner that makes up most of the route, but doesn't reach the ground. The start is fifteen feet of technical face-climbing along a seam with occasional pods for gear and finger-locks. The rock is pretty good, the moves are very interesting, and placing the gear is kind of pumpy. There's a good rest on a sloping ledge at the base of the corner. The corner goes from big fingers (Red Alien-ish) to a Red Camalot in about 40 feet, to a no hands rest, before pulling a bulge on 3 Friends. Finish up the corner in hands to big hands, and the all-too-typical grovel up a low angle slot for a move or two to reach the chains. I do not think it is worth bringing an OW piece for this final section. It is short and easy.An enjoyable route that would get more stars if it were longer or more sustained.

Protection

One of the few routes at Indian Creek that needs a few stoppers. The start takes a small to medium nut or two. I also used some medium Aliens down low, to a 3 Camalot up high and everything in between as the crack gets slowly wider.

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Cody Ferguson
Durango, CO
 
Cody Ferguson   Durango, CO
 
Great climb! Apr 11, 2010
Andy Laakmann
Bend, OR
  5.11-
Andy Laakmann   Bend, OR  
  5.11-
Super fun line. I protected the bottom face moves with a nuts, though I also placed an "umbrella-ed" #0.5 camelot in one slot and it was bomber. The layback portion goes from red aliens to #1 camelolts. There are at least 2 somewhat secure stemming rests in this section that help with gear placements (look for smears way out on the edge). The final hand crack is a bit 'tweener in sizes - big #2 camelots to tight #3 camelots. Mar 30, 2007
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.11a
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.11a
Fun. clean, mostly good rock.
The bottom actually would be better protected with nuts than with cams, mostly of good size. But for lack of having any there, I just cammed the lobes down to 100% and placed then like nuts and they were OK/good enough.
The crux comes at mid-height where the clean corner is 1.5" and lie-backing seems to be the technique of choice. Oct 23, 2006