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Ralph the Rat 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Dave Medara
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Apr 29, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: The arete is left of the thin seam in center.

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  • Description 

    A steep route with limited options and a committing finish. Climb an inclining slab passing bolts to a soft arete and corner.

    Delicate moves from beginning to end, this line is short, but full of surprises. A good climb that is fairly well protected; finish at a chain anchor.

    Location 

    Earlier on Potash Road, this climb is directly left of Fistful of Potash and just right of Mini Me.

    Protection 

    Draws and a few long runners for about six bolts.


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    By ben jammin
    From: Moab, UT
    Mar 6, 2014
    rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

    Third bolt has pulled on this... heads up.
    By Josh Cameron
    From: California in my Mind
    Apr 10, 2015

    Climbed this today and seems like the 3rd bolt has been replaced. Also, Stewart Green's guide calls this Ralph the Rat.
    By Michael Dom
    From: Seattle
    Dec 22, 2015
    rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

    Ralph the rat is quite stout for the grade. It is definitely fun however and worth toproping at least.
    By Nate Sydnor
    From: Moab
    Sep 23, 2016

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