Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Stuart Ruckman, Brian Smoot 1990
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Dec 31, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Just past Tres Facile, is a small roof that can be clipped and popped, easier than it seems, continue up the face traversing right until you reach the second line of bolts. Go up these utilizing the angled holds, and enjoy the view.

Protection

2 bolts for anchors, and 6 draws for the climb. Rappel off.

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Lee Gitlin
  5.9
Lee Gitlin  
  5.9
The only hard move on the route is the crux, which occcurs pulling the roof above bolt #1. Some interesting foot switching, but very positive hands and feet. May 25, 2004
vincent pierce  
  5.9
I kinda think this is HARDER than it looks. All the holds on the mini roof seem to face the wrong way. CAUTION: don't climb the corner to the right of the roof... clipping from there is not easy and you take a nasty swing if u fall before you can clip. Aug 13, 2005
worfeus  
Vincent is right about the initial roof. It is the hardest move on the route. Clip high first, and then pull hard.

I solo'd this route once in the early 90's, no problem. All the moves are smooth, and footholds are bomber.

The repel off has an overhang, and sharp edge so don't swing, sit in your harness for the repel, cause you'll be well off the wall for most of the trip down.

Great exposure. Really fun climb. Mar 4, 2006
Michael Buchanan  
  5.8+
Roof is all there, big jugs, HUGE feet, bomber bolt if you pop. Chorus line is an appropriate name. Way more fun than Choir Boy. Apr 20, 2010
chrisIerickson Erickson
Salt Lake, UT
chrisIerickson Erickson   Salt Lake, UT
Every bolt on this route after the first 2 were old, rusty, 1/4" spinners. Not very confidence inspiring, regardless of difficulty. Aug 8, 2011
bsmoot  
All of the original bolts on this route are 3/8" 5 piece rawls...not 1/4"ers. Aug 9, 2011
Stan Pitcher
SLC, UT
Stan Pitcher   SLC, UT
The first bolt has been replaced and is bomber! Thanks to the bolt fairy that did that. The second bolt's hanger has seen better days. A follower on this route is looking at a bit of a swing if they fall at the crux - it may be possible to fiddle in a piece of gear above the crux to prevent that. Mar 12, 2012
AL .
UT
  5.9
AL .   UT
  5.9
I've had a lot of friends have trouble with the roof at the start (could be a height issue) but I find it extremely fun and a great route for someone learning lead. Feb 22, 2013
Mark Lewis
Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.9
Mark Lewis   Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.9
The jug near the first bolt is very lose and needs to be removed. Be aware of this loose hold, as it's commonly used to clip the first bolt. Couldn't remove it by hand, will need to bring up a small prybar or something similar the next time I'm up there. Jun 17, 2013
Garret Nuzzo-Jones
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Garret Nuzzo-Jones   Salt Lake City, UT
 
Actually a little more fun than Choir Boy. The runouts on easier terrain for the upper section keep things interesting. Apr 12, 2014
Joncharlesdavis  
  5.9
Fun high climb. Sep 21, 2015
J Saarela
Park City
5.9+
J Saarela   Park City
5.9+
Fun roof, neat line up the slab. Some of the old bolts could stand to be replaced. Some were spinning. Nov 1, 2015
Alek Juliano  
 
2nd and 3rd bolt are spinning severely. Did my best to tighten them with my dinky crescent wrench, but did not accomplish much. Apr 8, 2016