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Tarzan 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Jon Lauters on Jan 7, 2008

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Good for a first lead climb.

Description 

Easy climbing on good holds, the crux is between the third and fourth bolts requiring the climber to reach on not so good holds, great climb for the beginning leader or top roper.

Location 

First Climb you will see on Shiprock, farthest left of the three.

Protection 

5 bolts, rap hangers.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Nick nearing the anchors. Whether it's a first lea...
Nick nearing the anchors. Whether it's a first lea...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick starting up Tarzan
Nick starting up Tarzan
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick working up
Nick working up
Rock Climbing Photo: Jay midway up Taz
BETA PHOTO: Jay midway up Taz

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By Dan Roberts
From: Eastern Iowa
Jul 18, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Yes Tarzan does go on gear.
By Adam.IA.climber
From: Cedar Rapis
Jul 23, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

First sport lead...never to be forgotten about! Great climb!!
By Nathan Walton
Sep 6, 2017
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Easily the most polished route of Polished Rocks. Enjoyable and easy climb that's great for all order of beginners in any manner of foot wear. As such, the good holds and feet are destined and well on their way to becoming shiny and spit polished marbles of dolomite. Civilization will never look good on Tarzan.
By ... Mees
6 days ago

actually the collins wall is way more polished than Tarzan, due to location. I used to have issue w/ the polish on some of the routes at PR until I went to Red Wing, that place redefines polish.

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