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Return of Manimal 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Tim Powers, Mike Susko - 2004
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Submitted By: e Dixon on Nov 14, 2007

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Climb a low-angle slabby start to the more vertical wall. Ascend the steeper via reachy moves and big holds to the roof just before the anchors. Pull through the roof to arrive at the chains. Good route.


The far right end of the wall. This is the third route from the right.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Cleaning the anchors
Cleaning the anchors
Rock Climbing Photo: The FA of Return of Manimal.
The FA of Return of Manimal.
Rock Climbing Photo: Return of the Manimal - with rope line.
BETA PHOTO: Return of the Manimal - with rope line.
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By Gif Zafred
From: Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 28, 2011

Series of big moves in the middle which is the crux. All of the crux moves seem to be above a slab section. Top roof is easier than it looks... just slightly awkward. Big holds on this one.
By Andrew R.
From: Linden, VA
May 3, 2011
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Several big moves in a row on slightly overhanging face will have you burning as you try to clip and pull the last roof. Act like a Manimal and grunt through it.
By Cody M
From: Tucson, AZ
May 14, 2012
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Long route with fun climbing throughout. This was my favorite of the 10s on this wall, with a few big moves in a row that leave you decently pumped.
By Michael McClarty
Mar 20, 2013
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

The big moves toward the middle can really take a toll on confident throws if youve exhausted and depleted the reserves. . . so hold on loosely and avoid lockoffs.
By Parker Wrozek
From: Denver, CO
Jul 4, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Best route on this wall. Can't recommend it more! Give it a go!
By Kim Ran
Jul 15, 2016

Really fun route. Don't waste energy trying to use the crappy intermediates and just go for the throws in the middle crux section (it's good, I promise!) The middle section is a bit thought provoking for sure, but the top section of this climb eases up into really enjoyable climbing on jugs. Great feet throughout the whole climb as well.
By D. Scott Clark
From: Boulder
Nov 6, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Great climb, best on the wall. IMO 10a, just as easy as Rat Stew.

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