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Prelude to an Illness

5.10b, Sport, 70 ft (21 m),  Avg: 2.5 from 43 votes
FA: Jason Stevens
Utah > Wasatch Range > Northern Wasatch > Cache Valley > Logan Canyon > Betagraph


Climb the chimney to the right of Babe-a-licious to the large overhanging roof. Traverse under the roof (Crux, balancey). Top out just to the right of the roof.


4th climb from the left (just to the right of babe-a-licious.)


10 draws

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Climbin' the chimney
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Prelude to an Illness
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could possibly be using both routes in the phot. I don't remember
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Prelude to an illness
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Ryan s Nelson
Salt Lake City, Ut
[Hide Comment] This is a fun climb if you like chimneys, easy roofs, and good rests (if you use the chimney). I however am not sure if the route was intended to climb the chimney or not. At any rate the highlight of the climb is the roof moves and over the bulge to the top. Fun sequence with a (rare for Logan Canyon) bomber hand jam at the bottom of the roof. Fun climb Jun 1, 2013
Brock Larson
[Hide Comment] There's a large flake to the right of the bolt at the top of the roof. When I pulled really hard (like really hard) I could feel some movement in the flake. So it's probably a good while before it comes down, but eventually someone is going to put their body weight into it and a very large flake is going to come down. It's going to be a while, but it's something to be cognizant of. (Otherwise, a fun climb with a lot of balancy moves!) Aug 23, 2020