Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: P. Kingsbury, A. Klaarstrom, Alf Randall spring 2009
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Shared By: TomKingsbury on May 21, 2009
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: Raptor Nesting Climbing Avoidance Areas Details
Access Issue: RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek Details

Description

A steep finger splitter that goes through a roof at the start, changes cracks at a fracture, and has a crux sequence from the pod to the arete.

Location

north face of the optimator, always shady. 5 minutes lookers right of the 'optimator' route.

Protection

mostly yellow and grey aliens, yellow C3 helpful and a blue alien (or 2) towards the top. rap from chains

Photos

TomKingsbury
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TomKingsbury  
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youtube.com/watch?v=EOPT6NZ…

crux action... May 21, 2009
m-earle
USA
m-earle   USA
Good fucking find man! looks amazing. I'll have to check that out. May 28, 2009
Patrick Kingsbury
Anthem, AZ
 
Patrick Kingsbury   Anthem, AZ
 
Hope you do check it out Mason!! Its a hell of a line, and would not have gone with out Andres figuring out the crux beta!!! Thanks again Andres!!!! Jul 28, 2010
Corona  
What a beaut! Oct 18, 2012
This rig is awesome! Really nice fingers to a great boulder problem -- one of the best new routes in the Creek!! Apr 12, 2014
AL .
UT
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AL .   UT
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One of my new favorites!! Nice work guys! Nov 13, 2015