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Rock Climbing Photo: Dry Bags

Dry Bags

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Petzl Helmet and OR Jacket

Petzl Helmet and OR Jacket

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Mountain Design Vertex - Back

Mountain Design Vertex - Back

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Mountain Design Vertex

Mountain Design Vertex

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Bora 65 - back

Bora 65 - back

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Bora 65

Bora 65

May 15, 2016

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Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mount Carmel Tunnel : Cragmont : Remnants of a party (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: May 7, 2014

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Comments: Stellar route, had a blast on it this afternoon!

A couple notes:
Easily rappels with one 60m rope, though getting to the anchor on pitch 2 is a little frightening as you have to swing into it, backing up your rappel is a great idea.
Offsets protect the crux move on P1 quite well, thanks to the OP for the suggestion!
For gear I would say that doubles from .3-5" is sufficient, especially if you have a set of offset cams for P1. A #6 is optional, but can be placed. The top of P3 begs for ... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cynthia's Hand Job (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: Beautiful second pitch, less aesthetic first pitch, but some fun moves. Not much of a trail to the base of this route, but the route itself is clear of loose rock.

I'd suggest a minimum of 4 #2s and 4 #3s for this route. It is a 100+ foot pitch and you'll place the #4 early on (a #5 is optional and a 2nd #4 wouldn't hurt if you are thin in the 2-3" cam size). With 4 X #2,#3 I had placements spaced a bit further out than I would have liked. Still, ... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cherry Crack (5.10c)
By: Ryan Hill When: Jan 6, 2012

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Comments: Went to the second set of anchors yesterday, very cool offwidth climbing and much longer than it looked from the ground.

Gear wise the guide book I had and the information here seems a bit misleading. I brought up three BD#3, three BD#4, and one BD#5. The #3s were useless for the majority of the route. I placed one right off the bat and then it was #4 and #5 the whole way up. Shuffled lots of cams up. If I was to do it again four or five #4s woul... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: zion crack recommendationsSouthern Utah DesertsRyan HillNov 7, 2016
re: Back cleaning techniqueTrad ClimbingRyan HillNov 1, 2016
re: Two days in St. George next week - suggestions?Southern Utah DesertsRyan HillOct 24, 2016
re: Multipitch VEST?Climbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillOct 19, 2016
re: Lessons learned from stuck cams.Climbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillSep 27, 2016
re: Accident report - indian creekGeneral ClimbingRyan HillSep 9, 2016
re: Living in Saint George, UtahSouthern Utah DesertsRyan HillSep 1, 2016
re: Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson missing on the North Face of Ogre 2General ClimbingRyan HillAug 31, 2016
re: Can a top roped ascent count as FFA?General ClimbingRyan HillAug 31, 2016
re: The ultimate easiest and most simple planning tool for mountain adventures.General ClimbingRyan HillAug 26, 2016
re: Bolted multi-pitch, not swapping leads: anchor tacticsGeneral ClimbingRyan HillAug 16, 2016
re: Zion in NovemberSouthern Utah DesertsRyan HillAug 15, 2016
re: Metolius ultralight master camsClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillAug 11, 2016
re: Do you stick clip? Why or why not?Sport ClimbingRyan HillJul 7, 2016
re: Chalk bags with pockets?Climbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillJun 16, 2016
re: Looking to borrow some old gear for educational purposes (St. George)Southern Utah DesertsRyan HillMay 25, 2016
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