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Armadillo Waffles 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jason Stevens
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Aug 28, 2001

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Jason near the third bolt of Armadillo Waffles wit...


Just left of the groove is a 3 bolt route.


2 anchors are at the top, and 3 draws for the climb.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Sheri following Armadillo Waffles; watch that move...
Sheri following Armadillo Waffles; watch that move...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason heading for the chains.
Jason heading for the chains.
Rock Climbing Photo: James pulls down on Armadillo Waffles.
James pulls down on Armadillo Waffles.

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By Harvey Miller
May 17, 2004

The start requires a nice, challenging, bouldery move. Also, it seems to me that it would be easy to deck on this route. There is quite the run between 1st and 2nd as well as between 2nd and 3rd bolts (at least for a 35 foot climb). Have fun but be careful.
By 46and2
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Jul 16, 2006
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

I agree with the last post on this climb; the start is solid 5.9 IMHO and pretty stout getting to a good stance for the first clip. It is runout afterwards but easy (mellow 5.8ish). The bouldery start is very fun though, must do!
By Kenny Clark
From: State College, PA
Oct 22, 2010
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

The bouldery start is only a move or two. Took me a try or two to get it right, but after that it seemed like easy 5.7- climbing. I agree that you could deck easily, but only if you missed the great holds that are up there. Still a fun climb after the great first few moves.
By Jason Stevens
From: Ephraim, UT
Nov 3, 2011

I moved bolt three down a little, eliminating the R factor. I pulled the old anchors, added three more bolts to the route and ran it all the way to the top of the wall. The view from up there is AWESEOME!
By James The Third
From: Queens, NY
May 18, 2014

I just climbed this route this weekend, and counted 9 bolts to the chains. Thanks for the additions Jason! I imagine doing this one with only 3 bolts would be a little intimidating!

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