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Graffiti Suicide T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Type: Trad, TR, 65 ft, Grade V
FA: Daniel McDonald
Page Views: 1,579 total, 20/month
Shared By: Dan McDonald on Jul 3, 2011
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

This is a nice 5.9 as there are some sketchy smooth areas towards the top, and a crack with some layback moves needed, which was the crux of the climb. not bad though.

Location

The rock is easy to pick out, as it is the one with all of the graffiti. The west face is an easy scramble to the top. This route is on the east face.

Protection

When I did it, there is a spot to sling a 30 ft webbing around the boulder at the top, and then a 15 ft webbing around the top of that boulder as a second anchor. It would be easy to set a few top anchors if people had the equipment.

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Dan McDonald
sandy, ut
 
Dan McDonald   sandy, ut
 
next time i go, ill take pictures of my webbing job:) Jul 6, 2011
Dan McDonald
sandy, ut
 
Dan McDonald   sandy, ut
 
as long as the bolts are different colors you should be good:) man that would be sweet to see some bolts and anchors on this one. so close to everything! Jul 6, 2011
I have been thinking about doing my first Trad PG13 TR.

Would this be a good one to cut my teeth on? Is it recommended to wear fingerless gloves during traditional season?

PT Jul 6, 2011
Matt Brodhead
Logan, UT
Matt Brodhead   Logan, UT
Do you think if I bolted this rock, it would take away from the fine graffiti art? Jul 5, 2011
sfotex
Sandy, UT
sfotex   Sandy, UT
I heard Alex Honnold is looking to solo this beast. Half Dome was just a warm up for this endeavor. Jul 5, 2011
Boissal
Small Lake, UT
Boissal   Small Lake, UT
Brian, hit me up if you want to get the lead FA of this beast on gear. I live close and I have a portaledge... We can start shuttling loads today and go for it from advanced base camp over the weekend, there's a weather window. Jul 5, 2011
Brian in SLC
Sandy, Utah
Brian in SLC   Sandy, Utah
Wow, a three star, 65 foot Grade V 5.9 top rope, and, its by my home!

Maybe if I get an early enough start, I won't have to spend the night on it... Jul 5, 2011
Wow! I have checked out that line for years but just never had enough webbing. Jul 4, 2011