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Routes in Milky Way Wall

Anti-Gravity S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Close Encounters S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dark Matter S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Deep Impact S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
E.V.A. S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gamma Rays in Sector C S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gemini S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Houston, We Have a Problem S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Look Ma...No Heatshield! S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Milky Way S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Right Stuff Variation, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Right Stuff, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rocket Boys S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Space Invaders S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Space Pigs and their Armadillo Love Slaves S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wormhole S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport
FA: Tristan Higbee and Christian Burrell
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Shared By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Jul 11, 2008
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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The first route in the entire area. Follows the obvious white streak in the middle of the left side of the wall. A little flakey here and there. Not hard, but a bit inobvious and a good warmup.


7 bolts and chains


This route is a must do if you are climbing in the 10a-10b range, and I know you jack-wagons are out there ( because I am card carrying member ). It's not a particularly demanding route in any one aspect, but provides a harmonious blend of solid holds, moves, and exposure. Be careful which features you use, as some of them are unnecessary and will readily break. When in doubt, look to the right. Sep 26, 2010
Cool route super wet right now, but good. May 1, 2009
Darren Knezek
Darren Knezek  
Loved this climb. I gave it 4 stars as it keeps going and going all the way to the very end.

Apr 19, 2009
Clay Allred
Moab UT
Clay Allred   Moab UT
This route is super sick. Love it. Definitely a classic. Great route to hop on first thing. Jul 31, 2008
Tristan Higbee
Ogden, UT
Tristan Higbee   Ogden, UT
Climbs the obvious water streak up the middle of the wall.

I bolted this route in November 2007. Then it got cold and snowy and we didn't redpoint it until late winter/early spring 08. The second half of the route generally climbs on the right side of the bolt line. Consistently good, fun climbing. No one part is "wow," but the whole thing is enjoyable.

We named it this because the water streak kinda looks like the Milky Way. Jul 12, 2008