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Flying Cocksman 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Mike Fitzgerald/Ben Boyd
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Submitted By: BenClimbing on Jan 19, 2010

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Luke demonstrates his virility on "Flying Coc...

Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land. MORE INFO >>>


Fun moves through crazy features lead to a cruxy dihedral just before a 6 foot roof. After the roof, one more big crank is rewarded with easier climbing and nice exposure.


10 feet right of Spicy Crispy.


6 bolts (all orange hangers) to metolius rap hangers. SPECIAL PRECAUTION: when cleaning the route, do not swing out from below the third bolt or you may have a close encounter with a large cactus! The first bolt can be cleaned from the ledge. (edit) It would appear that lightning has removed the large saguaro so this is not an issue any more.

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Rock Climbing Photo: toast heel hooking the roof
toast heel hooking the roof

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By BenClimbing
Jan 19, 2010

Also, a longer sling is advisable for the 4th bolt to reduce rope drag as the roof is rather large.
By Fitz
From: Carbondale, CO
Dec 20, 2010

Great route with unique and exciting gymnastic movement!

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