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Failure to Launch 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tristan Higbee, Christian Burrell, Sean E.
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Jul 11, 2008

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Clipping the 3rd bolt. The four bolts are all 4-5...


The left of the two curent lines on the east face. Starts off the same landing as "We Have Liftoff!" Slightly tricky start leads to a big stance. A cruxy move or two (a little inobvious) leads to the left. The last bolt is in the wrong place and will be moved.


4 bolts and chains

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By Tristan Higbee
From: Ogden, UT
Jul 12, 2008

Not bad climbing, but nothing super special, either.
By Sean Egli
From: Provo Utah
Jul 14, 2008

Yeah I'm not gonna lie.Being the first route I ever put up I was expecting it to be 5.7 or 5.8.But after I got the F.A. I was like"dang this is NOT a 5.7! heh heh.But I think it's gonna be a good warm up climb for the rest of the routes up there.The whole area is good with a lot of good climbs for any level climber.
By Nich Cloward
From: American Fork
Aug 20, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The start is a little tough and inobvious, but there are two major ledges to campout in. It's a little cruxy after the first big ledge, but one or two moves puts you over it. My wife made it look much easier than I did.
By Alma Madsen
From: New York, NY
May 31, 2010

If you stay out on the face instead of climbing into the large crack near the chains, it is a little tougher and more fun.

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