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Velvet America

5.9 PG13, Trad, Sport, 190 ft,  Avg: 2.7 from 3 votes
FA: Unknown Canadians, Paul Ross, Jim Madore - Dec. 6 2008
Utah > San Rafael Swell > San Rafael Swel… > Eastern Reef Ar… > A Crags

Description

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Location

Located on the Forgotten Buttress in between Rumble Strips and Hole in One.

Protection

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Rosco,Nettle and Bess
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Ben starting the long pitch
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SMH Climber
Midvale, UT
  5.10+ PG13
[Hide Comment] You guys are my heroes, This climb was one of the hardest slab climbs I have climbed and I only top roped it. There was never a dull moment with 100 ft of 5.10 and the rest 5.8 or 5.9. I thought the crux was the 5.10 mantle on the hollow flake (the flake held) while you are about 20 ft above the last bolt. This would be a wild lead and is a really fun top rope. Dec 12, 2014