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Cavity Bones 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: the dentist
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Submitted By: Jake Richens on Sep 30, 2005

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By Jake Richens
From: Sl, ut
Oct 17, 2005
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I really wasn't impressed with this climb, it looked like it had potential, but the move from overhang to slab climbing is thin, crimpy and spaced. Once you get onto the face it is 5.8 climbing. The dentist placed a lone bolt inside the cave/chimney creating a variation of this climb that has potential. check it out for yourself....

  • *07-06-I saw some guys doing this climb and it looks like they skipped the whole shitty part by performing a sick DYNO, so keep that in mind as your trying to round the corner after the first bolt.
By Shaun Greene
Mar 26, 2009

Favorite route on the wall...
By Donovan
From: West Jordan, Utah
Aug 19, 2009

I felt very accomplished after completing this route. The beginning is very technical. Once you pass the crux the rest of the route is cake.
From: Texas
Nov 23, 2011

Some people were saying that some holds broke off of this thing, and I'd have to agree b/c there's no way that start is 10a now. After the you snag the big hold above the 2nd bolt, its pretty easy 5.7 stuff to the end.
By Christian Weaver
Aug 18, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

A two move V2-V3 start to a juggy ledge is all there is to this route. Start in the cave and move out after the 2nd bolt. After the ledge, the remainder of the route is 5.easy. Not really worth doing other and for the bouldery start.
By Paul Wilhelmsen
From: sandy, ut
Apr 4, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

After reading Bishoff's comment, it makes a lot more sense why that route gave me so much grief. The other .10a (gingivitis) was fun and easy, but Cavity Bones was tougher then hell at the start for a 10a. I'm no expert on grades but compared to say the s-curves or challenge I would guess that this route's beginning is .10b or .10c. That being said the first bolt is nice and easy to clip. Try it, and if you fall, no biggie, its as clean a drop as one could ask for.
From: Texas
May 29, 2015

Finally got this one, probably becuase I have been bouldering more lately.

The bouldering section at the start is actually pretty fun. It requires a big move off of bad feet and small hands. Then I had to heel hook the arete to keep from barn dooring off while I got my left hand up to the ledge. It was exciting. Still feels hard.
By Laronicus Lehmanold
From: Salt Lake, UT
Oct 18, 2015
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Awesome, hard early crux followed by climbing that eases as you send. Do not worry about the crux because falls are safe, I checked.

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