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The Host 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: David Bloom and Alan "The Brit" Stevenson 2002
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Submitted By: Skyeler Congdon on Nov 4, 2009

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Climb hands past some ledges in a L-facing corner/stem box to a roof. Traverse left to R-facing corner of stembox and pull roof with a hand jam and miraculous jugs. Climb varied L-facing corner to chains with fingers, hands, and OW. A superb "Second-tier" classic at this wall!

Location 

South facing side of way rambo 20 m right of The Inhabitants

Protection 

at least triples from tips to fists and a #5 for the top.


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By nelissam
Mar 23, 2011
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

The rumor is that this climb was named after the late Micah Dash. The neighboring climb, the hostess, was named after his longtime girlfriend, Amelia Patterson.
By Floater Bloom
From: Flagstaff AZ
May 10, 2012

Yes Micah is The Host, Amelia is The Hostess, and together they were The Inhabitants(Steep thin hands to the left. F.A.'s as follows, The Inhabitants- Brent Obinger. The Host-David Bloom and Alan "The Brit" Stevenson, and The Hostess- Alan and Justin Cassels. All done around 2002.
By erik rieger
From: Ridgway, CO
Dec 11, 2015

It's worth doing both pitches as one. Second pitch is thuggy and sandy but fun.

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