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M.C.'s Hammer 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Alex Garhart on Nov 4, 2009

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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 route starts with 5-easy stemming with a tips crack up to a stunning fists to hands to off fingers splitter. Cruxy right below the chains.


Right of Man in Black past an unknown finger and hand splitter.


Singles from tips to thin hands and many 3.0"- 3.5" pieces.

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By LahDaBudz
From: moab, ut
Jan 28, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

not too many travel here but if you do its worth it. i mean just look at the climb, stunning!
By Fulford
Mar 29, 2012

I loved this route!
BUT it's probably time to replace the old anchor. There are two drilled pitons but the rock has worn away significantly around both of them. One of the poorest anchors I've seen at the Creek. If only I'd had a drill up there...
By D-Storm
Apr 25, 2012
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Awesome warm-up for harder stuff. The last 10 feet are what barely tip the rating into into 11-.
By Princess Mia
From: Vail
May 6, 2012
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

All I can say is Excellent!!!!!
By Martin Harris
Nov 4, 2013

Great climb had the drill but it got to dark and I forgot my headlamp.
The pins are good from what I recall I was not at all worried about the anchor but it could use a bolt.
By Sam Feuerborn
Nov 3, 2014
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Anchors are 1/2" x 4" 5 pieces
By vietgoeswest
From: Portland
Nov 4, 2015

Exciting finish. Great for new 5.11- leader.
By Ryan Kempf
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 3, 2016

Gear beta: 1 new #4, 2 #3's, 1 #2, 1 #1, Optional .75. If you want to protect the easy entrance (30 ft) to the base of the fist crack a blue tcu works well. Thank you for the new anchors and rap rings, don't know who to credit for that. great warm up for the surrounding "business" routes.

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