Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Brian and Jonathon Smoot, 1989
Page Views: 655 total · 4/month
Shared By: Nathan Fisher on May 6, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

More of Parley's climbing, this time power packed in a short four bolter. Get a spotter for the initial moves as they are thin to the 1st bolt. Then, after clipping, get down to the business. This route caused my partner and I much bewilderment, before we finally puzzled out the sequence.

Location

The right-most line on Riptide Wall.

Protection

4 bolts and chains up top.

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Boissal .
Small Lake, UT
  5.11-
Boissal .   Small Lake, UT
  5.11-
What's not to like about this one? Typical thin Parley's climbing with long reaches to bad edges and feet smeared in shallow pods. Add a tricky and more balancy sequence that you usually run into on this wall and you got yourself a 2.5 stars crushfest. Would be 2.8 if it wasn't so short and a bit sandy.
Don't dismiss this route cause it doesn't look as good as its longer neighbors, it packs as least as much tough climbing as astro. Apr 24, 2010