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Teardrops on the City 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mike Anderson, April 2002
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Submitted By: Mike Anderson on Oct 11, 2008

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Rock Climbing Photo: nico gets started on teardrops
nico gets started on teardrops
Rock Climbing Photo: Tears were not dropping
Tears were not dropping
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave Eisensmith on Teardrops....
Dave Eisensmith on Teardrops....
Rock Climbing Photo: toeing the arete
toeing the arete
Rock Climbing Photo: hanging over ogden
hanging over ogden

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By Aimee Bates
Oct 11, 2008

This is a five bolt sport route climbing the arete.
By Riddler
From: Centerville, UT
Oct 31, 2008

This is one of the most memorable routes I've ever done. The first few moves lead off the deck out into space with A LOT of air under your feet. From then on is a beautiful arete with thought-provoking moves and even a few surprises. An instant classic. Don't forget to have your belayer anchor in, or they could be going for a ride!
By JoshuaP Parkinson
From: San Francisco, CA
Jun 20, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

most epic, airy route I've done at the Schoolroom... climb this route!
By Mike Anderson
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 10, 2011

FA: Mike Anderson, April 2002
By Cameron Lucker
Mar 20, 2016

Between bolt 5 and 6 there's a large, backpack sized rock that could possibly be dislodged with enough force. The outcome would likely be very nasty for the climber if it did come loose while climbing. Be very careful if/when cranking on it. It's without a doubt the best hold to use through that section.
By Taylor Gemperline
Jun 3, 2017
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Nesting Eagles:
As I clipped the chains two or three eagles began screeching and dive bombing me. They were nesting about 15 ft up and south of the chains. They aren't directly in your path, in fact they are pretty far off the path, but it sure seems they don't love you up there.
By jfarley
Jun 10, 2017

So my buddy and I were up there yesterday and the nesting falcons were still up there by the chains. They were really aggressive, dive bombing my buddy and then backing off when they were just a few feet away. Still one of the best routes in Ogden, but beware the falcons!
By Roy Suggett
Jun 10, 2017

If raptors are there...do not climb! This will create access issues for both the birds and the climbers.

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