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Petty Theft 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Doug Lantz, Ben Burnam 1988
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Submitted By: Vincent Greene on Feb 15, 2004  with updates from Jon Ruland

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Doing some of the chimney moves near the end of th...


This is the obvious chimney/crack system near the left end of Jailhouse Rock. At the top of the left pillar you can see the anchors for this climb.

Near the bottom of the route the rock quality isn't very good but the climbing is easy. After about 15 feet the rock improves and the real climbing begins. From here you can stem, jam, or climb the face (take your pick) to the base of an easy 10-foot hard to protect chimney that leads to the anchors.


Standard rack - stoppers and cams from .5 to 4". This route has some of the best stopper placements around.

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By Vincent Greene
Feb 15, 2004
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Fun easy route that protects easily. There are enough bomber stopper placements that this could easily go with a passive only rack. I think it is closer to 5.7 than 5.6.
By dale polen
From: arivaca, az
Dec 12, 2010
rating: 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

Totally 5.3, no harder no way. great climb though.
By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 25, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

very cool and unusual route for mount lemmon. lots of jams to be had, or you can just stem and climb the fact if jamming isn't your thing. even the easy, unprotected chimney at the top is tons of fun.
By Lana dude
Jan 4, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Good for a new trad leader with standard rack. Smooth rock.
By Charles Vernon
From: Tucson, AZ
Feb 15, 2016

It's about 5.5 or 5.6, a fun crack/chimney with loads of big supplemental edges and ledges. Protects well aside from the finishing chimney, bring a couple #3 camalots if you want to really sew it up. There is gear in the final chimney too, but it's not as obvious.

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