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Pounding the Frog 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R [details]
FA: Kyle Copeland, Paul Seibert 1989
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Submitted By: cdec on Apr 20, 2016

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Face climb past 2 bolts to anchor consisting of one rap ring and one chain. Best Route Ever crosses the anchor.


Located in small pull out right of what is now called Points West, or pre bolts, Smell of Dead Euro-peons.


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By cdec
From: SLC, UT
Apr 20, 2016

This route was originally done in 1989 and has been missing bolts for several years. They were removed by another party with the intention of upgrading hardware but this took a long time to complete.

Best Route Ever crosses the original PTF anchor location so I elected to use a bolt from that route and an additional rap-ring anchor when I recently replaced the hardware. Please respect Kyle's route and leave the anchor as is.

Both can exist side by side.

Beyond that this climb is wickedly hard for the grade but at least it run-out. Hop on and get a glimpse into what sport climbing use to be.

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