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Private Pizza 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Will Gilmer 1990
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Submitted By: Ben Folsom on Nov 19, 2007

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mmm Private


This is a great introduction to crack climbing. Climb the double cracks in the corner to a good rest and some interesting/funky crack climbing above the rest to get to a two bolt belay anchor. This is a great route to practice some crack techniques because you can climb it many different ways practicing some different types of crack climbing. Good route with good rock.


Private Pizza climbs the cracks in the large dihedral on the left side of the wall below a large roof.


A 5.9 leader will probably want two to three sets of camming devices.

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Rock Climbing Photo: J-Sexy devouring the pizza!
J-Sexy devouring the pizza!
Rock Climbing Photo: mmm Pizza
mmm Pizza
Rock Climbing Photo: Preparing for battle!
Preparing for battle!
Rock Climbing Photo: Love this route, lots of ways to climb this corner...
Love this route, lots of ways to climb this corner...
Rock Climbing Photo: Splitter!
Rock Climbing Photo: Me leading Private Pizza.  Excellent climb!
Me leading Private Pizza. Excellent climb!
Rock Climbing Photo: Alma Pennell ready to rap....
Alma Pennell ready to rap....
Rock Climbing Photo: Private Pizza Wall
Private Pizza Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt following Private Pizza
Matt following Private Pizza

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By Luke Douglas
Jul 10, 2009

Check out the 5.9 on the far left of the Chocolate Wall.(See Swell Guidebook) It is the identical twin of this climb.
By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 12, 2015

Pretty feasible to do with a double rack if you conserve your hand size pieces by placing on the left, even if you like to sew it up. Probably one of the friendlier hand cracks around and an absolute blast to hop on.
By thehackattacks
From: Park City, UT
May 4, 2015

This personal pan pizza is the money of the swell!