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Tarzan's Arm 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Nick Nordblum and/or Joe Herbst
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Submitted By: John Hegyes on Jul 21, 2005

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This route goes up the face and traverses right under a nose shaped roof into the slot on the right side. It is about 15 feet left of Sumo Greatness and about forty feet right of the petroglyph interpretive sign at the base of Children's Crag. Pulling the crux is pretty fun. Build a gear anchor at the top and walk off right. The rock quality is a little flaky on this route.


Standard rack to Camalot #4. A second #4 or a #4.5 or a #5 could come in handy at the crux.

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By Idaho Bob
From: McCall, ID
Apr 25, 2014
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

There is now an top anchor and two bolts on the thin section just before the anchor that take some of the pucker factor out. BTW, I did not add the bolts and anchor, just used them. First time I did this route in 2011, no bolts or anchor.
By John Hegyes
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 26, 2014

Don't add bolts to established routes. This route is in a wilderness area. No bolting allowed.
By Cunning Linguist
Apr 26, 2014

Not for long, bob. Not for long.
By Dinger
Sep 13, 2015

The 2 bolts are on mittens revenge a easy'er climb next to tartans arm .
Felt the climb was cruiser up the start and through the traverse once you start to move up from the traverse it's a different story. You also might want more than one # 4

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