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Routes in Lower Blacktail Butte

Arch Direct - Waterstreak S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Arch, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
As You Wish S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Blacktail Boulder Traverse 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b V5 6C
Do the Right Thing S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Higher Education S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Inconceivable S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Jingus Road S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Kehough Cling S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Leftovers S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Times Flies When You're Alive S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Waterstreak S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Sport, Alpine, 50 ft
FA: Sam Lightner
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Shared By: Andy Laakmann on Jun 16, 2006
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Description

A fun route on good holds. It trends left at the beginning, goes straight over the bulge (a little reachy) and then finishes on positive holds to the chains (left again).

An extension continues up and right at 11a and is quite enjoyable. Makes for a longish climb for Blacktail.

Location

Third line from the left.

Protection

4 bolts to chains

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Trevor Bowman
Sheridan, WY
Trevor Bowman   Sheridan, WY
The extension is dubbed "Inconceivably Busted" and offers no moves harder than .10d or so on good rock. Cut up and right from Inconceivable anchors and follow the crack (Raven Crack) for a couple moves until a cool traverse left on pockets and edges sets you up for the upper headwall and some sweet cranking. It was added in the fall of '02 by Greg Miles and Trevor Bowman. Sep 23, 2009
Charlie S
Ogden, UT
 
Charlie S   Ogden, UT
 
I must have done it wrong. The first part (Inconceivable) was enjoyable, technical climbing. The second part (Inconceivably busted) felt harder and more powerful than the first half. Quality route all around. Jul 3, 2015

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