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American Flyers S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Beeline S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Bubba Gump S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Death of a Sailsman S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Erection or Ejection S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Gridlock S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Invitation to the Blues S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Music for Chameleons S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Small Change S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
To Hell on a Rocket S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Unknown S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Sport
FA: Bill Boyle, Boone Speed
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Jul 30, 2003
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details


Right of the block is a vectorial line that crosses an overlap right off the ground, this is Death of a Sailsman. Continuous, slightly spooky climbing leads to the cruxy roof section just below the anchor. Hard to believe that Ruckman gave it only two stars. Continuous, tricky, vectorial climbing on great stone add up to a classic AF "a".


Nine bolts, anchors (usually with fixed biners), and a rope.


Be prepared to climb between bolts. They are spaced! Aug 10, 2011
Jeremy Steck
Salt Lake City, UT
Jeremy Steck   Salt Lake City, UT
The bolts do have some space between them, but they are placed where you want them. The furthest run out is above the last bolt getting to the anchors. The last bolt is probably 10 feet below your feet when clipping the anchors. I think the crux is just below that last clip. Oct 31, 2011

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