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Tarzan

5.7, Sport, 50 ft (15 m),  Avg: 2.7 from 91 votes
FA: unknown
Iowa > Pictured Rocks > Shiprock

Description

Easy climbing on good holds, the crux is between the third and fourth bolts requiring the climber to reach on not so good holds, great climb for the beginning leader or top roper.

Location

First Climb you will see on Shiprock, farthest left of the three.

Protection

5 bolts, rap hangers.

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Start of Tarzan
[Hide Photo] Start of Tarzan
Nick nearing the anchors. Whether it's a first lead or a warm-up, Tarzan is a fun 5.7
[Hide Photo] Nick nearing the anchors. Whether it's a first lead or a warm-up, Tarzan is a fun 5.7
Nick starting up Tarzan
[Hide Photo] Nick starting up Tarzan
Jay midway up Taz
[Hide Photo] Jay midway up Taz
Good for a first lead climb.
[Hide Photo] Good for a first lead climb.
Nick working up
[Hide Photo] Nick working up

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Dan Roberts
Eastern Iowa
  5.7
[Hide Comment] Yes Tarzan does go on gear. Jul 18, 2010
Adam.IA.climber
Cedar Rapids
  5.7
[Hide Comment] First sport lead...never to be forgotten about! Great climb!! Jul 23, 2011
Nathan Walton
Van Meter, IA
  5.7
[Hide Comment] Easily the most polished route of Polished Rocks. Enjoyable and easy climb that's great for all order of beginners in any manner of foot wear. As such, the good holds and feet are destined and well on their way to becoming shiny and spit polished marbles of dolomite. Civilization will never look good on Tarzan. Sep 6, 2017