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Oh My Gosh 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 195', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Dwayne Ackerman
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Tod Gunter on Apr 13, 2014  with updates from Brian in SLC and 1 more

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Description 

Another slabby route in between Big Time and Little Time. Still a bit grainy, 2nd pitch is thoughtful friction, more so that it's neighbors.

Pitch 1: 90 ft angling slightly left to chain belay in a depression
Pitch 2: Angle sharply left to gain a slight rib which is followed up to the next belay

It may be possible to join the third pitch of Big Time with a 15 or 20 foot runout.

I climbed just one full rope length then rapped (one 60M rope, two raps)

Location 

I included this so people wouldn't get confused thinking it's Little Time (which we did). It's about 50 feet left of Big Time where Little Time is about 100 yards left. Hopefully the route developer will add the actual name and other info

Protection 

Lots of bolts


Photos of Oh My Gosh Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Jen following the first pitch of Oh My Gosh
Jen following the first pitch of Oh My Gosh
Rock Climbing Photo: Kim Miller gettin' the rope up there on the second...
Kim Miller gettin' the rope up there on the second...

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By dave bingham
Jun 9, 2014

I'm wondering if you did Chris Barnes "High Times" (5.7), which I have not done, but is said to be Left of "Little Time"?
By Tod Gunter
From: Hailey, ID
Jul 13, 2014

Well this route was just left of Big Time so may not be the same..... BTW Congratulations on the recent marriage Dave!.
By Dreez
Jul 23, 2014

This is 50 feet to left of big time as stated.

I really suck at slab, and this was cakewalk. 1 move in middle was a bit hard that I pulled on draw and hung and then did it after found the foothold.
By Chris Humphries
From: LA
Sep 5, 2015

I believe this is indeed in-between Little and Big times, and it seemed a little stiff for 5.7 to me. In the shared guide at Rock City this climb is written in LEFT of Little Time if I remember correctly and is graded 5.9 (Seems like the location may be off). We linked over to Big time for a short 3rd pitch to meet up at Big Time 2nd anchor and then continued on to top.
By Mike Engle
Administrator
From: Pocatello, Idaho
Sep 6, 2015

The 2 pitch bolted route between "Little Time" and "Big Time" is called "Oh My Gosh". Dwayne Ackerman did the FA and rated it 5.7. This is based on route info from Brad Shilling.

Chris Barnes' route "High Times" is as Dave indicated and is left of "Little Time" and in fact is closer to "Red Rib". It is just to the right of the major gully right of the "Red Rib" feature/fin. According to Chris, "High Times" is 5.8cb which means it could be 5.9 or 5.10a. It is also 2 pitches.
By dave bingham
Sep 21, 2015

Thanks for the info mike!
By RKM
From: Alpine, Utah and Almo, Idaho
May 22, 2016

Duane builds the best routes. Clean, well bolted, logical and fun!

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