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Mountain Mahogany 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: dunno
Season: dry
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Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Jun 22, 2013

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Great, juggy route.

Easy flare start leads to "OMG" holds all the way up, with a very short stretch of pure hand crack for a move or two.

Mostly a face climb with drop in pro nearly anywhere, and, a variety of sizes.

With a single 60m, rope, belay at the anchor then rappel, carefully, back down with the rope ends barely reaching the ground.

DO NOT LOWER OFF WITH A 60 METER ROPE!!!! It won't reach. Tie a knot in the belay end or have both people tie in.


First route to the left of Jug-a-Lug.

Climb up then left to the anchor on Dark Rock, Good Rock.


No fixed gear. Standard rack works great. Could use up to a 4 camalot but there's many opportunities for different sizes of pro.

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By Rick Thompson
From: Mount Nebbiolo, CO
Jun 1, 2014

This route is named "Dark Rock, Good Rock" and was first done by Kevin Vowles & Rick Thompson, June 1999. We rated it 5.8- ***
By Brian in SLC
From: Sandy, Utah
Jun 2, 2014

Rick, I note there's a route to the left known as Dark Rock, Good Rock. This route is just to the right of that route I think.
By B-Mkll Mackall
From: Bozeman, MT
Sep 4, 2016

5.7+ seems pretty ambitious... feels more like 5.6.

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