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YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Brian Smoot
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Submitted By: jtwalter on Sep 3, 2007

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somewhere around the fourth bolt, on Baghdad

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Good pockets, long reaches and left hand side pulls characterize this short but powerful route. While not super steep, Baghdad will leave you gasping for air. Steep climbing on good holds. A longer draw on the second bolt is helpful. The pocket at the fourth bolt is very positive.

The route is very sustained for the first four bolts and there really aren't any rests. Crux is probably going from the third to the fourth bolt.

Angle eases off after the fourth bolt.


Fifth route to the right of Division (up the hill from Division).


6 bolts and the chains

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By KipHenrie
From: Farmington, utah
Nov 11, 2007
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Get to work right off the ground. steep for the first 4 bolts then lets up. this climb requires power off sloping jugs with tenuous clipping stances. very fun.
By McRae Williams
Aug 24, 2008
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

This is a very exciting route. Technique is key to keep from pumping out. It is very powerful from the ground to the fourth bolt, so be efficient. I recommend a double draw on the second bolt; it will be very helpful.
By Thomas Holmes
From: Utah
Jun 13, 2012
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

If your breaking into the 11b grade, this one will test ya...

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