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Primate Grooming Procedures 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jason Stevens
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Submitted By: 46and2 on Jul 16, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: PGP Route from Belay


Ascends the black water streak and then veers left to join next route on the left and shares anchors (Full Moon Monkey). Excellent well protected route.


Route furthest on right hand side of wall; follow the obvious waterstreak.


Approx 7 Bolts will get you up this route.

Photos of Primate Grooming Procedures Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: on up the black streak
on up the black streak
Rock Climbing Photo: Up the black streak past the big hole
Up the black streak past the big hole
Rock Climbing Photo: Near the start
Near the start
Rock Climbing Photo: I have two right feet.
I have two right feet.
Rock Climbing Photo: Missi leading PGP.
Missi leading PGP.

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By Jason Stevens
From: Ephraim, UT
May 8, 2010

On 5.8.10 I replaced the anchors on this route and gave it dedicated anchors. It used to share anchors with Full Moon Monkey but each route now has its own anchors. I did this because there are often lines of people waiting to do the routes on this wall. One of the two lines was always empty because the anchors were occupied by climbers on the other route. No worries now. Climb on!
By Jordy Hanson
Jun 22, 2013

Thanks for the anchors sir!
By Danny Cardoza
From: Provo, UT
Aug 10, 2014
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Perhaps it was just me (I'm short), but coming up over the little hole after the first bolt seemed harder than a 5.7 move--you could go right of the hole, but the move up over it was pretty tricky.
By MelissaTM Mittanck
Oct 10, 2016

felt harder than 5.7 But really fun route!
By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
May 31, 2017
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

much harder than 5.7. excellent route though!

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