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Arch Enemy 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 103'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: T. Goss, T. Hadley
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Mar 19, 2009

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Easy slab climbing to 4 bolts of 11- pockets. Lon...

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Arch Enemy is an enhanced verion of Arch Rival. Starting out on a more demanding, intense slab, Arch Enemy climbs through low angle terrain via shallow pockets to a steep head wall. Be quick while firing through this bulge or the pump will sneak up, hold on tight and dig deep, perseverance can be a wonderful thing. Catch a good rest after the crux and tip toe to the chains.


Arch Enemy is the middle route below the wall's only arch. It is also the first, left most route to ascend the steep and colorful upper face.


12 bolts to hangers.

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By Rob Duncan
From: Salt Lake City
Mar 5, 2012

this is a really fun route on a good quality stone! easy to walk by, but worth the time.
By Darren Knezek
Mar 5, 2012

I agree with you there. This one and then one next to it are just plain awesome!
By Jeremy Noring
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 30, 2014

Wow. One of the best routes I've done in a long time.

Slabby section to a really cool portion with weird cobbles embedded in the limestone, followed by bulletproof headwall on some amazing holds.

A 60m rope will work, if you lower into the pod just right of the route.
By kpsully2005
From: Long Island City, New York
Apr 18, 2015

Hey folks:

I was climbing by the Watchtower on Friday, 17 April and lost my wallet. It's a slim, black, bi-fold with a Washington ID, Chase debit card, YMCA membership card, and other misc stuff. My name is Kevin P Sullivan. If you find it please email me: I went back today and didn't see anything.

I climbed the following routes, and it could be anywhere around these places:
Afterlife, Free Spirites, Petrified, Blood Drive, Myogi (it's in the Todd Goss book, some 11d above the fixed line on the right most arete with giant huecos) Arch Enemy, and Righteous Indignation,

Thanks in advance!
By Louise Saw
Aug 21, 2017

A bat was spotted living in one of the pocket hand holds, use caution, bats carry rabies and shots are expensive!

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