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The Great Gig in the Sky 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Kalous, Rebecca Rusch
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: chris Kalous on Nov 6, 2006

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Another fine plaque!

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 >>>


A bolt gets you into a stem/chimney. Hands head up to a pedestal. Then hands amd pods slowly close to fingers in a corner.


JUst up the hill and right from Pigs on the Wing. Behind a large boulder. Look for the bolt just off the ground.


Hands to .5". You need several 1.5" to .75" for the finish. Save one or two .5" for the end.

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By chris Kalous
Nov 21, 2006

Bolt got pulled. So now look for an EMPTY HOLE at the start of the route.
By Aaron Martinuzzi
Mar 19, 2010

a couple pieces of info; this route eats up every bit of a 70m rope, and is tons of fun. bring many of .4 camalots/yellow metolius/yellow aliens to use on the start and finish. .5 Camalots are too big for the finger crack finish, though there is a #2 Camalot placement about 25+ feet below the anchors.

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