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Rhythm of the Heat 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R [details]
FA: Alan Nelson et al
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Submitted By: Brian Reynolds on Jan 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Rhythm of the Heart - Route photo


Slabby face climb just left of Silent Scream. Unlike Silent Scream just to the right, this section of Pixie Rock is almost completely unfeatured. This is a great climb to slap up a TR and get familiar with JT friction climbing. At the mid point, a crack system slants up and left. Depending on where you move up from the crack, the difficuly of this climb can change by a couple of grades.

The name Rythym Of The Heat comes from a Peter Gabriel song of the same name from his 1982 Security release.


None - free solo or TR from bolts and large gear (long slings necessary)

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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jul 2, 2002

Hmmm...One of the better songs on Peter Gabriel's 'Security' album.
By Blitzo
Sep 22, 2006

A fun route!
By attila
Jan 28, 2010

Pretty sure this is called Rhythm of the Heart, not Heat. Anyway, a climb that demands good balance and footwork, not brawn. A good toprope quickie. The mislabeled sign in front of the rock labels this route as Silent Scream
By stoubie
From: joshua tree, ca
Aug 11, 2010

This is really a lot of fun. My partner and I did a variation of it that makes it slightly more interesting by going to the right of the dark patina once you hit the first horizontal crack. I don't know what it does to the grade when you do that, but it sure make you pay attention. Great fun!

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