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Trad, 65 ft,
Avg: 3 from 1
FA: Andy Roberts, Jason Schroeder, 7/99
> Moab Area
> Hideout Wall
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
WET ROCK: Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN MOAB during or after rain.
RAPTOR CLOSURES: Please be aware of seasonal raptor closures at the Cat wall and Reservoir wall. They occur annually from March 31st until August 31st. *Due to the federal hiring freeze in agencies such as the BLM of Monticello, no official closure for 2017 has been issued and the laws which have been put in place in previous years are not being enforced. Please, for the sake of fragile desert ecology, DO NOT CLIMB at stated walls. These raptors return to the same nesting sites every year to raise their nestlings.
(AKA: Fine Nine Finger Crack) Climb thin fingers up a clean varnished left facing corner. The crack is mostly a #1 metolious size that opens up in just enough places to keep it fun. Jason was talked in to the hike and climb with an optimistic prediction of a 5.9 crack.
The route is located 200' to the right of Moab Flu. It starts atop leaning rocks that form a cave against the wall.
Camalots (1) #2, #3.5, Metolious cams (1) #0, (4) #1. The is a 2 bolt anchor on the left wall about 65' up.