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Dirt Compactor

5.9+ A1+ PG13, Trad, Aid, 70 ft (21 m),  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: P.S. & K DC
Utah > S Central Utah > Grand Staircase > Cannonville Area > Gun-Sight Butte

Description

This is another line up the south summit of Gun-Sight Butte, with just a touch of aid at the beginning to get into the main crack system.

The line starts with a poor #1 pecker placement in a shallow seam. A slightly better beak placement leads to good cams and the start of the free climbing. The majority of the climb is dirty, but fun squeeze climbing to a soft top out.

Location

The line is the northern most wide crack on the west face of the butte.

Protection

1 or 2 small beaks, a single set of cams from fingers to #6 camalots. I had a #9 valley giant with me and used it, but it's not mandatory.

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This is Roy's photo of the butte, the line we climbed is left to the one that he points out in green.
[Hide Photo] This is Roy's photo of the butte, the line we climbed is left to the one that he points out in green.