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Blue Gramma T 
Dawn of an Age T,TR 
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Event Horizon, The T 
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Moon Goddess Revenge T 
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Petrelli Motors T 
Price of Evil, The T 
Unknown far left T 
Unknown far left - II T 
Unnamed (far right side - big hands to OW bulge) T 
Unnamed 10+ (steep thin hands dihedral to pod) T 
Unnamed 11 (shares BG anchor) T 
Unnamed 5.10 Flake T 
Unnamed 9+ (big hands dihedral) T 
Unnamed II (fingers through fists) T 
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The Event Horizon 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b C1

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 180'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b C1 [details]
FA: P3: Danny Parker
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Patrick Kingsbury on Jul 31, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: The Event Horizon

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 

Three pitches on the tower-like feature.

P1) Traverse(5.7) to ledge and follow short c1 tips to fingers up a steep splitter, probably free at mid 5.13. 50'

P2) 5.9, hands. 50'

P3) fist and offwidth splitter to offwidth roof, trick pivot. 40' 5.12

Doing this in a single pitch is the obvious and only way to actually do it as both "stances" are hanging.

Location 

On a tower like feature between Blue Gramma and Newspaper rock

Protection 

Blue alien through 5 camalot


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By ben jammin
From: Moab, UT
Jul 31, 2013

Still a project, eh? In the C1 sense that is. Props for getting that roof. Looks knarly.
By slim
Administrator
Aug 12, 2013

i have driven past this and looked up at it for many years. i always kind of called it the king of the desert for some reason. awesome looking line that welcomes you to the creek. i wondered if anybody had done it, it was such a prominent line. i have no idea why, but i never walked up and looked at it. probably because it is really intimidating looking.

anyway, saw your rope on it (i think it was yours) maybe a year or so ago and it really intrigued me. who was up there checking it out? what;s it like? what did they find up there? thanks for posting it, i like the name. it looks like it would be easy to sit there loafing on the event horizon below that roof. kind of gives me some weird sort of closure!
By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Feb 28, 2014

Awesome video! thanks for posting it!

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