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The Birth Canal 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: claytown on Mar 31, 2008

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Birth Canal

RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>

Description 

20 feet of horizontal crack to 15 feet of vertical crack. If you can establish above the roof in the vertical section it's all over.

Location 

vertical section is right where the long lip traverse problem would enter the cave or top out.

Protection 

crash pad or two


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Rock Climbing Photo: Birth Canal
Birth Canal
Rock Climbing Photo: Kris pulling hard on the Birth Canal
Kris pulling hard on the Birth Canal

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By Eli
From: Lives in a truck
Feb 16, 2017

Vomit worthy, long arms will help with this horrible experience.

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