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Fatted Calf 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Karsten Duncan on Mar 27, 2006

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Fatted Calf from an oblique angle. SC Memorial loo...

RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>


One of the shortest climbs on this wall but packed with quality. Climb a short step and then up the perfect hands that pinch down at the anchors. The crux lies at the top.


The route is right of an OW crack and splits a face above a ledge 20ft up.


Pro to #2 camalot with extra .75's
Bolted anchor

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Rock Climbing Photo: Gorgeous thin hands on Fatted Calf! photo by Andre
Gorgeous thin hands on Fatted Calf! photo by Andre
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack opening up
Crack opening up
Rock Climbing Photo: Fatted Calf.
Fatted Calf.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunshine after all that shade
Sunshine after all that shade
Rock Climbing Photo: Doug climbs
Doug climbs
Rock Climbing Photo: Fatted Calf
Fatted Calf
Rock Climbing Photo: Anna B stylin the splitter
Anna B stylin the splitter

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By Michael Sokoloff
From: Spokane, WA
Aug 21, 2007

More splitter and classic than Scarface. Absolutely and positively 5-stars for the grade.
By J. Hickok
Sep 21, 2012
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

10+ for smaller-handed folk
By michalm
Oct 3, 2016
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

70 feet of dark, varnished, splitter sandstone doesn't get much better than this. The rock is crisp and solid. Higher quality than scarface, and very soft 11- (felt like 10+ to me) unless your hands are bigger than #2 camalot. I had some flavor of hands the whole way except for a couple thumbstacks where the crack pinches down at the anchors.

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