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Opuntia 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dean Hernandez, 2003
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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 3, 2006

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Description 

A fun and varied route that starts on a rounded steep
slab. Has several harder moves on it that could be considered a crux.

Location 

Southeast side of Poultry Pillar (across from the Crack House on Castle Rock). Opunitia is on the far right corner of this wall, right on the edge of the highly featured/fragile rock, No Climb Zone.

Protection 

Bolts with rap anchors at the top.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Opuntia.  LeAnn Jones getting a lap after the Spud...
Opuntia. LeAnn Jones getting a lap after the Spud...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Zobell at the top.
Dan Zobell at the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: LeAnn Jones gettin' to the business of Opuntia
LeAnn Jones gettin' to the business of Opuntia
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan about a third of the way up.
Dan about a third of the way up.

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By Mattberr
From: utah
Jul 14, 2013

I felt this was a very stout lead for 10a, especially considering other 10's in the area. There were lots of sections with crux moves and the holds were anything but positive. With that said its a great climb, and reminded me a lot of slab climbing in little cottonwood.
By Stan Haye 1
From: Kimberly, Idaho
Aug 15, 2014

Great climb fun route I thought it was a sustained 5.10 a with 5.10b Crux moves