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Desperately Seeking Oxygen

5.12b, Sport, 70 ft (21 m),  Avg: 3 from 10 votes
FA: Todd Goss
Utah > Southwest Utah > Parowan > Parowan Gap (al… > Shinobe

Description

More steep cobbles.

Location

Just to the right of Detachment.

Protection

There are 6 bolts plus rap hanger anchors with quick links/chains.

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Cool pockets/cobbles to an unforgettable football.
[Hide Photo] Cool pockets/cobbles to an unforgettable football.

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Mort
  5.12a
[Hide Comment] Awesome, but no way is this 12c. I love how the big torpedo cobble at the end of the crux vibrates when the biner on the end of your draw swings into it. Nov 27, 2012
nelsras
Fillmore, UT
  5.12c
[Hide Comment] The ratings for the routes I posted are out of the latest guidebook. If it's in a book it has to be true...you might find a couple of them on the easy side. Mar 2, 2013
karl vochatzer
Cedar City, UT
  5.12b
[Hide Comment] A lot of rock (about a square foot or more) broke off *above* the big potato at bolt #4 last month (AKA - Goss's "football" or the aforementioned "torpedo" below). There's still holds to be had around the area and this is the point where the route gets more vertical from overhanging. Feb 16, 2018
Steve Miller
West Jordan
  5.12b
[Hide Comment] High first bolt reached off committing good holds. Sequential good holds on big moves and cross through moves. Very interesting nerf sized football jug with 80% of the rock sticking out. Route will get harder when this thing is gone! Hard climbing ends with the steep climbing.

youtu.be/WaTDjZfV5_k

Video with amazing commentary. Feb 19, 2021