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Leapin' Lizards 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R [details]
FA: Ed Webster
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Submitted By: Dan Russell on Nov 5, 2001

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Lizard rock summit at sundown.

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Follow the thin hands-to-finger crack on the left side of the face. The initial crack yields a medium nut placement if you need it. When the crack runs out, do cool face climbing moves on edges and cobbles to a bolt. From here, move up and right to join the standard route at the obvious flake at the start of the summit overhang. Sling the horn with a long runner, then climb jugs up the overhang to the summit mantel and a good belay.

Very good rock for the Fishers!

Protection 

Bring medium nuts for the initial crack, a quickdraw, and a long runner.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Marcus Garcia and Ryan Ray on Lizard Rock on Thank...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Bob Davis posing on the summit.
Bob Davis posing on the summit.

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By notmyname
From: Sandy, UT
Dec 7, 2008

you can get a #1 camalot above the bolt between the flake and the formation, and a #3 camalot a bit higher too
By Jas
Jun 14, 2012

It's a fun face climb (about a 9) on toprope without the crack!!!
By Eli Peterson
From: Orem
Mar 21, 2016

You could probably put an Ice Screw in all that poo between the bolt and the horizontal crack

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