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Dancing Fox 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Feb 7, 2010

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Not much to look at and mildly uninspiring, Dancing Fox is 15 feet of intense climbing requiring lock offs, body tension, and picking good holds from bad. Choke during the crux sequence and the Dancing Fox turns into the clumsy hippo. Mimicing many problems at Moe's Valley, this route is just a little too tall for a pad. Named after numerous fox sightings, this sly little line is often empty and offers fun, dynamic moves.

Favoring most body types, grade consensus is varied. Either way The Dancing Fox remains solid just above and below it's grade. Long hard moves, a steady selection of pockets, and a mid-route impasse are all fine factors on this quick, steep tick.


This is the first and shortest route on the left side of the cave. Its between Turtle Soup and Pinching Bird Shit.


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By edwin
Mar 18, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a good project (or an onsight) if you like bouldering at Moe's Valley.
By mattjbudd
From: West Valley, UT
Apr 3, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Nice boulder problem. It's an easy onsight! It contains 1 crux and its like a v3 or v4.

By Josh Triplett
From: Bountiful, UT
Jan 18, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Really enjoyed this route, really steep but movement is fun and the crux sequence is an easy read, with probably more than one way to do it. It may be too straight forward for some, but the steepness makes the crux entertaining and you get to finish on what I felt were great holds. I agree that the crux goes between v3-v4 depending on your style. Like was said above, go for the On Sight!!!
By Dustyn Vallies
Jul 7, 2017
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

heads up, the 2nd bolt is hanging out of the rock.

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