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Elvis Memorial Corner 

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

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Rob Slater and Jim Bodenhamer, 1988 (pitch 1) Charley Graham and Herb Crimp, 2008 (pitch 2)
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Submitted By: charley graham on Nov 6, 2009

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


This one has tricky bolt-protected face climbing and a splitter thin-hands corner, and it even stays dry in the rain. There is a second pitch as of 2008, which wasn't freed on the first ascent but is likely 5.11. There is a hard wide section with a swift's nest in it so this pitch might be good to save for the fall or winter.


Huge right leaning, right facing corner/forming arch on the north side of 313, on the first roadside wall encountered after passing Class Act and the large recess in the cliffline.


Quickdraws, a double set of cams to #3 camalot with extra #1 camalots for the first pitch. For the second pitch take the double set plus a few big pieces to #6 camalot and some extra #.5 and #.75 camalots for the roof.

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