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Angora Grotto T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Big Science T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
Climax Control S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Cream of the Country T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crowbar T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cunning Stunt S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
D is for Dictory T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fifth Force S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fool's Gold T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Frank Presley S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
GM Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hairway to Stephen S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Heart of the Country T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Heironymous Bosch T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Just say no to Frank Sinatra T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Kite Flying Blind S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Leave My Face Alone S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Little Jupiter- Short Version S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mourning Star T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Patrick's Flake T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Phone Calls Full (Long Distance Phone Calls from the Dead) TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a A0
Phone Calls from the Dead T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Right Ventricle T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
SS Ultrabrutal T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Savage Gardens T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Scientific Americans T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Spooner S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Steel Monkey T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Total Seawash Calypso S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Tunnel Vision S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Wham S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Whipped Cream Over the Clothesline S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Wipe T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Zoom T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Greg Collum, Greg Child
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Shared By: Drewsky on Oct 25, 2013
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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2017 Seasonal Raptor Closure: UTW from waterfall to Golden Arch Details

Description

This climb weaves a path up the wall to the right of Total Seawash Calypso. I believe the current interpretation is a combination of the beginning of Savage Gardens and the end of Willing Slave (see below), but I'm not sure. The climbing is exciting and has short cruxes between stances throughout. The climb falls under the 'slab climbing with features' category and has some classic Index moves!

Location

Head out the ledge past Total Seawash Calypso to a bolted belay anchor. The ledge thins considerably, so use care! This route is one of a pair (Savage Gardens and Willing Slave) that start on either side of the lower belay anchor, converge midway for a couple of bolts, then diverge again and end at different anchors. The current climbable (recently cleaned?) line heads right at the beginning, then finishes at the left anchor up top.

Protection

Bolts, at times well-spaced. In particular, be careful with the third clip. The climbing is somewhat bold and there are places throughout the climb where falling could have consequences, especially at the beginning. Anchors at top left have new chain and bolts are good throughout.

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Jens Holsten
5.11b
Jens Holsten  
5.11b
Climbed this route again yesterday (12/7/2014) and was reminded that it is a great pitch. Dries very quickly and features classic Index cruxes between stances. Gotta do this one more often! Dec 8, 2014
Drewsky
 
Drewsky  
 
The climb seems to have been cleaned recently but is still a little scruffy. A quick brushing while lowering will go a long way towards improving it. Oct 26, 2013