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Routes in Upper Blacktail Butte

Blitzkrieg S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Crackin' the Cherry S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Goldstein S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Graceland S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Muy Macho S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Power Trip S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Red Chili S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Revisionist History AKA "stHank-Hole" S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Rock Candy Nugget S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Running Down a Dream S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Tec DC-9 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Wild at Heart S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Winston S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, Alpine, 60 ft
FA: unknown possibly Greg Moiles
Page Views: 2,045 total · 14/month
Shared By: Andy Laakmann on Jul 19, 2006 with updates from Jim Howe
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg

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Description

A unique climb that tackles a limestone crack. The rock doesn't lend itself to natural placements - so bolts provide the protection. Some crack skills are helpful, as hand jams keep the crack in its grade. A long pitch for Blacktail that delivers a fine pump.

Location

Third route from the right on the Middle Wall (the first wall you come to on the trail through the talus). It is the obvious bolted crack... can't miss it!

Protection

Bolts to 2-bolt anchor.

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Greg Miles
  5.10d
Greg Miles  
  5.10d
10.19.17 New bolts and new anchors. Recommended stick clip for first bolt! Oct 18, 2017
Jim Howe
Salt Lake city
Jim Howe   Salt Lake city
I just revisited upper blacktail, and I realized I did not bolt this route. we had toproped it and planned on leading with gear, but never had the nerve to commit to the send. I had earlier written that I put it up, but I don't believe that was the case. Aug 26, 2018

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