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Don't Feed The Monkey 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Jason Stevens
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Submitted By: darrell hodges on May 21, 2011

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Craig Olsen midway up the route.


Long route with lots of jugs, good sidepulls and a couple of pockets. There is a slight bulge near the top which is easily navigated via the huge jugs.
Well bolted and cleaned, very fun.


This is now the right most route on the wall, about 10 feet right of Primate Grooming Procedures.


12 bolts with 1 rap hanger and 1 chain at the top

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By Jason Stevens
From: Ephraim, UT
Feb 27, 2012

It's called Dont Touch The Monkey
By Perin Blanchard
From: Orem, UT
May 31, 2012

So, Jason: Darren has this as Don't Feed the Monkey and the line left of Superfly as Don't Touch the Monkey.

Which is it?
By Zirkel
From: Bishop, CA
Oct 25, 2012

Wow, this is just such a stellar route! Long, continuous and quality 5.easy climbing. A must-do on the Orangutan Wall.

And please... Don't FEED the monkey!
By Mark Alston
Nov 8, 2012

Only one set of chains at anchor and second bolt had no rap ring or other means of routing rope for descent. In hindsite I should have left a carabiner. Future parties might want to bring a quick link to leave behind.
By Jordy Hanson
Jun 3, 2013

pretty stinking good climb! around the 8-10th bolt there is a right hand hold just right of the bolt that looks to have been chipped...if so, what was the point? to bring it from a 5.6 with one 5.7 move to a plain ole 5.6? (4 stars if that hold wasnt chipped). Keep in mind that my intent is to ask if that was chipped more than to accuse that is was. if anyone knows please answer.
By darrell hodges
Oct 6, 2013

Jordy, I'm 99.9% certain that no one "chipped a hold" on this route. So you can give it 4 stars.
By DavidCollins
From: Grand Junction, CO
Oct 14, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Tremendous route! After the initial ramp, there must be at least 70ft of continuous 5.7 climbing, all on great holds and well protected but certainly sustained for the grade.
By localshred
May 31, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Shockingly good for 5.7. Quality stuff!

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