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Primal Quest 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Bolted by Ken Noyce, FL: Louie Anderson
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Submitted By: MattMyers on Mar 4, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Primal Quest (5.12b), Frustration Creek


The Bulge roof line.


Between Eco Challenge on the left and Rabble Rouser on the right.


10 bolts, chain anchor

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By David Lyons
From: Forest Falls, CA
Mar 4, 2013

didn't the guy who installed this route leave the state a little while back? I think if so, it's ok to get on this one. Not that I have!
By Ken Noyce
From: Layton, UT
Mar 11, 2013
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

Feel free to get on this route. I am the guy who bolted this, but I ended up having to move out of state due to work and didn't have time to remove the red tag before I left. I've done all the moves and it feels like about .12b to me, but I wasn't able to link it all before I left. Have fun and post up the FA info when someone gets it.
By socalbolter
From: Silverado, CA
May 26, 2014
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Fun route that tackles the obvious smooth bulge at the bottom - 12b seems about right. Thanks to Ken for bolting and cleaning this and for giving me the OK to get the FA...a great addition to the crag.
By Ken Noyce
From: Layton, UT
Jun 26, 2017
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

So, I got on this route again last week and found that several of the holds have broken/gotten worse since I bolted it. I'd say it's solid 5.12d now based on this, it's fun, but it's also hard.

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