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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: T. Goss, (90's)
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Submitted By: Tony B on Nov 26, 2003

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With holds this big, who needs feet?


This is nearly the right-most climb on the wall, with the exception of a junky-looking blunt arete. Descend 150 meters from the parking lot to the wall and walk to a line of bolts perhaps 4 meters left of the right-hand edge of the main buttress. A line of 5 bolts leads to chains up top.

The climbing is mostly positive and is a reasonable warm up, although I found this route just a little more slick than its immediate neighbors.


A rack of draws, plus something up top for the chain anchor.

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Such nice jugs!
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Rock Climbing Photo: Super fun huecos! Photo: Roth
Super fun huecos! Photo: Roth
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By Nathan Fisher
Jan 18, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

Nice warm-up.
By EricW
From: Sandy, Ut
Jan 22, 2008

easiest 10 on the wall and a fun one too!
By Jeremy Steck
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 8, 2010

This route is a bit more tricky than it's neighbor to the left (Dirtbag, 5.10a). Although the grade is the same, more thought is required here if 5.10 is near your limit.
By Aaron Shields
From: Lehi, UT
Jul 30, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The crux on this one was a thinker for me. After I finally made it, I was pretty pumped and very grateful for the huecos above. There's also a fun little horizontal fist jam near the top. Great route! For extra fun, try traversing right and downclimbing Sands of Blood instead of lowering.
By Tyler Needham
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 16, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Perfect warm-up for the other climbs in the area.
By Jordy Hanson
Jun 3, 2013

Not the easiest 10 on the wall. Solace was easier for me.
By Hyrum j. C
From: St george, ut
Sep 19, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

A good climb. A little hard to be rated 10a though. i would give it more like 10c. If your looking for an easier ten get on Solace or Dirtbag.
By jeffozozo
From: santa clara, utah
Aug 18, 2014
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

I found this climb to be a little inconsistent. Hard start, kind of an awkward crux in the middle, and then really nice big holds near the top. Drift to the right around the bulge at the top rather than trying to go right over it. I liked tombstone bullets better than this climb and they seemed about similar in difficulty to me.
By Steve Bachmeier
From: Lander, WY
Dec 1, 2015
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

C'mon, this isn't a 10a. Probably more like a 10b/c or even 10c.
By Gordon Larsen
From: St. George, Utah
Dec 8, 2015

It may have been a 10a when it was first bolted, but now with the rounded and polished holds it feels more difficult. Todd Perkins has rebolted it with glue in wave-bolts and thus protects much safer than in the past and is an OK alternative if the other (and better) 5.10s to the left are occupied.
By Chandler Harr
Apr 12, 2017
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

After climbing it a couple times I'd give it a rating closer to a 5.10c, Solace a 5.10a, and Dirtbag a 5.10b.

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