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Personal Jesus 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Jim Howe, Keith Maas 1990
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 4, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Personal Jesus


The last line of bolts off the ledge. Personal Jesus is an awkward climb down low, with the arete (I assume it is on) forcing you into reachy slopey sidepulls. Once you hit the horizontal crack, it becomes more straightforward technical face climbing. I felt the crux could have been at bolt 2 or attaining the anchors. There is deck potential on blowing bolt 3, so beware.


The last route on the ramp.


4 draws and 2 for the chains. Rap down.

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Rock Climbing Photo: working the arete
working the arete
Rock Climbing Photo: Personal Jesus
Personal Jesus
Rock Climbing Photo: Reaching for thin, thin edges.
Reaching for thin, thin edges.
Rock Climbing Photo: Struggling with the lower face.
Struggling with the lower face.

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By Ryan Stott
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 7, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

Very committing moves between the 2nd and 3rd bolts. Fight the barn doors with careful footwork.
By dnaiscool
Apr 22, 2015

You will need protection on this route.

Place a #1 or .75 Camalot in the horizontal after the second bolt.

Standing on this horizontal poses the crux of the route.

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