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Meaty Bone 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Jorge Visser
Season: morning shade, afternoon sun
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Submitted By: tenesmus on Dec 29, 2009

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MeatyBone 12b


The face starts out steep with big pockets and edges, then gradually moves to vertical with ever shrinking holds. The final moves are the crux and like all the sandstone topouts in the area, the holds may have gotten smaller over the years. You wouldn't want to climb this one after it rains because those holds would be particularly vulnerable.

This is a fun climb, definitely worth doing. Not as steep as Dogma, and requires the ability to stand up.


Just right of the Doghouse Arete


7 bolts, chains

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By Spencer Weiler
From: Salt Lake city
Jan 7, 2012

If there weren't chalk on the slopey, sandy nothingness holds past the last bolt I would have no idea what I was supposed to hold onto up there. Excellent thin climbing to that point though.
By Jesse James
From: Knoxville, TN
Mar 25, 2013

Not sure if I was off-route or not, but I ended up slightly left after the last bolt. Just couldn't find any real holds staying directly on the bolt line...
By Dan Brayack
From: Marmet, WV
Jan 3, 2014

I decided to try and climb straight up instead of bailing left at the last bolt - undercling high feet to good edges with ticks...not the crux but definitely keeps you honest.
By jeffozozo
From: santa clara, utah
Feb 26, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

5.10 climbing to a series of very sequential crimps and friction moves through the last 3 bolts. The bolts are positioned perfectly and falls are clean. Anchors are solid.
By Zach Buecker
From: Rumney, NH
Apr 17, 2017

Best route on the wall. Great climbing and great bolting. Get on it before the sun hits the crimps at the top!

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