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.44 Caliber Killer S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Boltergeist S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
D.O.A. S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Doom S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Flakenstein S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Forsaken S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hand Drilling 101 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hidden, The S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jugular S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Knightmare S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Metal S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Shaken But Not Stirred S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Tales from the Gripped S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Tristan Higbee
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Shared By: Tristan Higbee on Aug 18, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Roofs, slabs, jugs, flakes, crimps, and slopers. This route delivers!

Starting left of the corner, climb up past three bolts to a roof. Climb up and over the roof to a vertical section with really good holds. This brings you to the steep crux. Pull down hard and fast on crimps to see if you can avoid the impending doom in your forearms until you get to the chains.

While no one particular move on the route is super hard, very few moves are super easy, for one reason or another. Maybe the rock is bad, maybe the holds are not quite as positive as they look, or maybe they're facing the wrong way. Regardless, this route offers quality climbing.

Location

This route lies between the two main sections of routes on the Hidden. It climbs up the somewhat sinister-looking black water streaks. To the left of Tales From the Gripped is a steep dihedral. Doom climbs the obvious face to the left of the dihedral and to the right of a tree.

Protection

10 bolts to ring anchors.

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Logan Bradford
Springville, UT
  5.10d
Logan Bradford   Springville, UT
  5.10d
Total blast of a route. Very soft for the grade. I give it a 10d/11a. Lots of fun. Sep 30, 2017
Tanner Bishoff
provo,ut
  5.11a
Tanner Bishoff   provo,ut
  5.11a
pulled a big piece off right above the chains almost killing my partner so be careful grabbing onto anything above the chains. other than that a great climb at a great wall Jul 21, 2012
Canyon Copa  
 
Climbed this route without knowing the grade and as soon as I got to the overhanging section, the 11b rating smacked me across the face. A must do on this wall with some really good climbing to the finish. May 29, 2012
BJB
Texas
 
BJB   Texas
 
Climbed this today and it was pretty clean, and now it is one of the better routes on the wall. The route feels pretty soft until you get to the overhanging end and the pump rushes for you like a linebacker.
I really like how there were so many different styles on the route, and the nice rest right before the difficult finish makes it a lot of fun. May 2, 2012
Jon Bitter
Waco, Tx
  5.11b
Jon Bitter   Waco, Tx
  5.11b
Be sure to rest in the middle section on the jugs! I just went for it and my arms gave out on the 8th bolt, so I had to go for the redpoint instead of the onsight. You might feel great so far, but the upper section is intense and you will need to be rested. Jun 4, 2010
Christian "crisco" Burrell
PG, Utah
  5.11b
Christian "crisco" Burrell   PG, Utah
  5.11b
I'll go ahead and give it that 3rd star! Fantastic route.
Yeah, it's a bit dirty still but a new route is always going to be a bit dirty.
The character of the line changes 3 times: The lower section is much trickier than it looks; very technical. The roof is easy and fun, which leads to a strange section with lots of rests. It was just weirder than it looks like it should be. Then comes the climax: A steep sequential series of moves that is again, tougher than it looks at first. Many features that look like nice big holds turn out to be only so-so, if not total junk. This cruxy stuff keeps the pump going until you are basically at the chains.
In some ways, this is one of the best lines on the wall. Aug 18, 2009
Tristan Higbee
Ogden, UT
 
Tristan Higbee   Ogden, UT
 
The only reason I'm not giving this route three stars is that it's still a bit dirty in a couple sections. After it gets more traffic, I'll climb it again and probably give it three stars. This thing is rad, intense, a bit burly, and climbs unlike anything else on the wall. I knocked a ton of loose rock off this route but it's unlikely I got everything. The belayer should stand a couple feet off to the right and any falling debris will completely miss him or her. Still, don't let that deter you! I really, really liked this route! It feels rather sinister and ominous (though the bolts are close together) and a lot of the moves leave you feeling a bit uneasy before you commit, hence the name.

(Also, this might be .11a... I'm bad at rating routes.) Aug 18, 2009