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Killer

5.12a, Trad, 140 ft (42 m),  Avg: 3.7 from 6 votes
FA: unknown
Utah > Southeast Utah > Indian Creek > Suburbia
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Description

Killer starts with all sizes of fingers in a beautiful wavey left facing offset. After about 60' climb into a big pod/chimney for a nice rest and then continue up more offset fingers to a tricky move getting onto a ledge. A short right facing corner leads to another left facing offset and the anchors.

Protection

Bloom's gear beta is pretty much right on with (4)0.75, (6)1.0, (9)1.5, (6)2.0 & (1)3.5 (All Friends). 80m rope needed to lower.

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Jake starting up Killer!
[Hide Photo] Jake starting up Killer!
Grace starting up the route
[Hide Photo] Grace starting up the route

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Devin Fin
DURANGO
[Hide Comment] whats with that ? i have to say put some pride in to posting a gem like this ... i have seen this before on other climbs in lesser known zones? EDIT sweet thanks for the update Nov 12, 2012
Steven Lucarelli
Grand Junction, CO
  5.12a
[Hide Comment] Just fixed the discription and the gear beta. Nov 16, 2012
Gregory
Fort Collins
 
[Hide Comment] Aptly named, as there is a large detached block hanging about 20ft below the anchor. Nov 18, 2018
Gaar
Springdale / Zion UT / Moab
5.11+
[Hide Comment] Great line, sterling 70m got us down by heading up the hill to right.
The namesake “killer” block has been removed. Splattered directly where the belay was Nov 27, 2021