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Going the Distance 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Dave Medera
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Submitted By: Aimee Rose on Oct 21, 2008

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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 >>>


This beautiful line starts in a left leaning crack then transitions to a right leaning crack just past the second bolt.


From the Wicked Crag, hike down river through the "mud bog". Stay left and high after that until you see faint switchbacks on the right. Take this switchback down past a large boulder to a log crossing to the north side of the creek. There are 4 pretty hard looking routes before you reach this one downstream and uphill from the creek crossing.


8 or so bolts to an optional .5 cam placement (or it's a bit run out)

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By Bryan Gilmore
From: New England
Nov 3, 2008

You'll want to climb it as soon as you see it no matter what!
By bheller
From: SL UT
Jan 6, 2009

If this is the route I think it is, it is the finest 5.11 bolted route I have ever had the pleasure of climbing.
By jakobi
From: moab, utah
Sep 14, 2011

I'm pretty sure Nathan Martin told me he was part of the FA.
By J. Hickok
Aug 14, 2012

I second that - seem to remember hearing the same thing from Nathan. BTW, I believe it's Madera with an A.
By Aaron Livingston
From: Moab, UT
Sep 18, 2015

Goes on gear at a stiff PG13, a definite headpoint with extremely specific gear beta including one tricky to place, but bomber, RP. To do it ground up would border on free soloing........ not recommended.

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