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Knuckle Dragger 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Christian Knight, March 2008
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Mar 30, 2008

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Gwen on Christian's Knuckle Dragger, the left-most...


A pleasant, low-angle route on surprisingly good quality quartzite. Scramble up eight or ten feet to the first bolt, and follow the bolts upward and slightly right-trending. Positive holds for hands and feet; a bulging section or two.


Left-most bolted route that starts in the scrub oak copse at the base of the west-facing wall of the gully.


6 bolts, hangers-and-rings anchor (shared with Dude, It's Classic! to the right).

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By Tristan Higbee
From: Ogden, UT
Aug 19, 2009

Fun route! Mindless, cruiser climbing. Reach up, grab hold, move feet up. Repeat till you're at the chains.
By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Aug 28, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This is a really easy, really fun, cruiser climb. Good for learning how to lead, except the bolts are still spaced far apart and that might put off a new leader, but it's harder to fall than to not fall on this climb, so they shouldn't worry about it.
By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Apr 10, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Got on this again today, I thought this was the best of the three easy climbs on the wall. The holds were the most interesting, the climbing was cleaner, and the rock was better. Great climb, imo.
By Tracy Ellingson
From: Provo, Utah
Feb 4, 2012

My new favorite 5.6, great lead for the grade. Bolt spacing adds a little spice, but an abundance of holds abound everywhere. This has cleaned up nicely, climbed it yesterday in great early February weather. I agree it is a little over 70' as it moves right to join the anchor with "Dude its Classic".
By Eric Hardester
From: Provo, Utah
Feb 27, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Good route for to practicing lead climbing and lead belaying. Climb is definitely longer than 50 ft. Probably 8-10 ft between each bolt, but easy climbing.
By joenathan97
Jan 22, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

The whole thing is a 5.6. You can really hold onto anything. Great warm up for other routes on Layer Cake

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