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I Think I'm Going Bald 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Stuart Ruckman, Theron McNeely 1990
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Aug 28, 2001

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This is probably the best of the Dogwood Right climbs. It climbs the left route up the small roof and continues straight up the wall. The crux, one would think is at the roof --Not So. Up higher you will find thin smears and no fingers. This climb gave me problems my first time up.


2 bolt anchor and 6 draws for the route.

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By Lee Jensen
Sep 19, 2005

Even though it is now September the belay for this route is just barely out of the water. You basically stand on a couple rocks and try and keep your rope dry. A couple months ago the start of this route was under a couple feet of water.

The roof is easy as there are big holds abounding. The upper section is well protected and despite the polished look of the climb there are nice crimpers everywhere.

Three bolt anchor at the top that is shared with Haven't A Clue.
By DCrane
From: Taylorsville, Utah
Oct 15, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The roof is a couple challenging moves, but the crux was about mid-route for us
By Connor England
From: Tooele, Utah
Aug 11, 2012

Fun climb, easy access, just had to belay from the top as water was down below!
By Kyle Rummens
From: North Salt Lake, UT
Jul 30, 2016
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

When I did the route in June the belayer had to be on the other side of the river. It wasn't until after I finished the route that I realized if I would have fallen the belayer would have gone into the water XD
By AustinW
Aug 15, 2016
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

The roof pull between the first couple of bolts is actually NOT the crux. Beware of decking on the first bolt. After you get the ledge above the overhang, it becomes glassy and crimpy. Overall a great climb, just don't underestimate above the overhang, it just keeps consistency practically all the way to the chains.
By Jamon Smith
Aug 22, 2017

The 4th bolt, that protects the crux, needs replacing. It spins freely. Be careful!

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