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Manakin Dance 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Roy and Phyllie Suggett
New Route: Yes
Season: May through October
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Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Jun 23, 2015

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Description 

Very good moderate with lots of movement. The bolts are fairly close and the stances are solid. After topping out on the south side of the tower you will need to carefully make your way across the top of the tower to reach the chains on the north side. You will be doing face, arete, and mantle moves giving this line 3 stars!

Location 

This route starts on the SW side of Kestrel Tower and moves around the arete right to the south face were the four bolts are located.

Protection 

Four QDs and runners for the chains.


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By Roy Suggett
Jun 23, 2015

By Jenny Quinn-Overdiek
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 15, 2016

Loved this route.. and the hilarious video beta!
By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 5, 2016

This is a really exciting line. Has some great variety and is well protected, even for the squeamish. The final moves to the top are great. Extra interesting if the lichen is still a little slimy from rain. Great way to the top of the tower. Allows a TR to be set for the other two routes.

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