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Something Must Break 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
Season: Fall/spring
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Submitted By: GhaMby Eagan on Oct 19, 2006

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Starts on the right side of wall, really fun warmup.


left side of wall


lots of bolts

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By jtwalter
From: Orem, UT
Aug 3, 2007

This is a great route. This route is on the main wall farthest to the right before the small trail that goes to the .10s. This is the warm up for the harder climbs to the left. Probably the longest route on the wall - 9 bolts plus the chains. You'll definitely need a 60m rope. There were 2 leaver biners at the chains to lower off when we climbed there (Aug 2007). High quality climbing.
By bheller
From: SL UT
Jun 25, 2009
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

The name of this climb may be "Something Must Break."
By Riddler
From: Centerville, UT
Sep 1, 2009

Awesome jughaul. Even though this one gets traveled pretty often, I still pulled a good sized rock off near the top. Helmet for the belayer recommended, or at least belay close to the wall out of the way of flying rocks.
By DCrane
From: Taylorsville, Utah
Jun 3, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Fun climb. Really cool start, crux maybe 1/2 way up then it gets much easier. Still finding some loose things here and there.
By Mark Lewis
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Jul 17, 2012

Fun route! Pumpy climbing, but it's all there if you look around. As others have mentioned, there are still some loose rock on this route, be cautious.
By Ken Noyce
From: Layton, UT
Jul 29, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This is a really fun route, it's long and pumpy, but there really aren't any hard moves at all. It all felt pretty solid and I didn't feel like anything would pull off as I climbed it.
By jeffozozo
From: santa clara, utah
Sep 3, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

There is a section of this midway, I think just before the 5th bolt where the positive holds run out. There are a couple of larger slopey cobbles that are ok, but because the first part of the climb is so positive, you suddenly feel a bit unsure. Spoiler alert: there is a good pocket out to the left that you can clip from. There's also a good hold above the bolt, and the climbing eases again after this cruxy section.
By Sabrina Dawson
Nov 9, 2014

Super fun route, pumpy the whole way up, crux is definitely about halfway up. When we climbed it (11/2014), anchors were two chains with carabiners (one locker one non-locker). They were in good condition. Brought up 2 sets of draws and had a couple left over, so I think we used 10. Superb climb.

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