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YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Rob Kepley on Oct 15, 2006

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Chris Trudeau was curious 11.9.08

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


This amazing climb has everything! Endurance laybacks, great hands, squeeze chimney to a fist crack finish.

Start in a perfect left facing corner which goes to great hands soon after. After a good rest stance, execute the bulge which eats #2 Camalots. Continue up to a tight flared chimney utilizing a series of good edges out left. Finish with a fist crack to the anchor.

Make sure to save at least one #3 Camalot for the finish.


Cat Wall, immediately left of "King Cat".


Camalots: 2-.75, 2-#1, 4-#2, 4-#3 or 3.5

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By Jeff G.
From: Fort Collins
Nov 13, 2006
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

This pitch is incredible! One of the best pitches I have done at the creek. I loved getting into the flare, wild and overhanging, but with a perfect #2 Camalot crack size. Getting out of the flare was the Mr. Hyde version of getting into it, with a tight 3.5 Camalot size to big #3 Camalots for full pump factor.
By Josh Ewing
From: Bluff, UT
Mar 5, 2008
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Ditto on the superlatives. A sweet crack that doesn't get done too often. It'll test all your 5.11 crack skills. Don't trust the book's gear suggestion. Starts with #1.5 friend layback that gradually opens to hands. A very physical and overhanging section on perfect hands leads to a tricky move getting into the flare, which takes #3.5 friends in the back. I'd recommend at least 4-5 of this size. I'd also recommend at least (3) #4 friends (old 3.5 camalots).
By Patrick Pharo
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 26, 2008

Come on man, that Bloom guidebook is the Bible for gear beta. I've never been sandbagged by it. Well....maybe once.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Oct 22, 2011

brought up two gray #4 C4's. one could get away with toting only up to #3's, but placements could be more reachy and awkward. the first #4 was helpful for the first 2/3 of the squeeze flake, allowing easier walking up of that instead of having to reach farther in to place #3's. helps too to have the second #4 to place early at the lip of the finishing roof. the squeeze section is actually quite favorable if one contorts well. that entire overhanging hands-to-squeeze-flare-to-fist-roof is just wild and crazy fantastic. get on it, get curious
By Princess Mia
From: Vail
Nov 16, 2013

This is one of the best climbs at the creek….period.

All I can say is WOW!!!!!!
By The Other James
Nov 21, 2013

I heard this climb used to live in Yosemite, but it got lost one day while wandering off and ended up here in Indian creek.
By Bowie Pearson
From: Portland, OR
Nov 30, 2015
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

I liked having three C4 #4's on this one. Easier to bump in the flare, and then again they fit well at the top (unlike what the description says above, I definitely wanted a #4 at the top, not a #3?). I took a bunch of #3's and maybe only placed 2 of them, but I do love that size. The lie-back at the start was hard for me - .5's then slowly gets bigger. Overall an amazing and varied climb, worth doing!!! I thought it was a bit harder than King Cat, but that's just me.
By Greg G
From: SLC, UT
Oct 31, 2016
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

Don't bring #4 camalots. Bring #4 Friends. Not quite fists up top for small.

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