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Dirt Gator

5.10b, Sport, 70 ft (21 m),  Avg: 3.1 from 255 votes
FA: Charlie Kardalef, 2012
Wyoming > Ten Sleep Canyon > Lake Point > Cobra
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Description

Pull on to find consistent moves on great pockets leading to a tough move to a hidden pocket. Eventually becoming slabby this climb is fun the whole way!

Location

Right of the arete, The Gooey Grasshopper.

Protection

12 bolts to steel auto-locking biners

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April Davidson on Dirt Gator
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April Davidson on Dirt Gator
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Alexander Stathis
Chattanooga, TN
 
[Hide Comment] This was more than 10 bolts, but the top is easy (5.4-5.6?) so you can just run it out.

There is a bolt above the anchors that allows you to top it out; do it! The view of the entire canyon is well worth the extra bit of climbing. Just be careful not to kill your belayer with any of the loose rocks that might be up there. There is not another set of anchors though, so you'll have to down climb to clean the route. Aug 14, 2016
Chelsea Wood
St. George, UT
[Hide Comment] As of 09/10/2021 there are 12 bolts to large auto-locking steel biners. However, pleade use your own gear if doing laps and/or top roping. Sep 10, 2021
Aaron Townsley
Ten Sleep WY
[Hide Comment] Anchors updated 7/20/23 by the Bighorn Anchor Initiative. Hardware provided by the Bighorn Climbers Coalition & ASCA.
Your membership & donations to both associations go directly toward keeping routes safe #loweroffinitiative Jul 20, 2023