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Type:  Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, Grade VI
Original: A5 [details]
FA: Jim Beyer -solo 04/2017
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jim Beyer on Apr 12, 2017

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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 >>>


0 bolts-9 rivits total P1)125' A4 Start 10' right of the original route on the North face. Climb good seam 40' then go right to calcite filled seams in a vague left facing "corner".Belay when seam opens to #3 beak. 1 rivet P2) 175' A5 micro beak off belay & up calcite filled seams.A few rivits (1/4" x 1 1/4") lead to the arête edge. Traverse right then up seams on the NW face.Belay 15' above the roofband at a good stance with 2" crack. 8 rivits P3)90' 5.9 A1 aid then stem .9 the chimney to a broad ledge. Go left to the original route. EZ cracks and chimney lead to the top rappel slings.The summit block is soloed via an awkward,loose bulge on the N. face.


A5 rack to 5" cam

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