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The Russians are Coming 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 250', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Jimmy Dunn,Hellen Heaven,Billy Rothstein,Danny McCann July 02, 2001
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: David Mealey on Feb 14, 2009

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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 

Pitch 1- Scramble up a 4th class gully on the north side of the tower to the notch.
Pitch 2-Stem and face climb past a bush then continue fingers and thin hands(crux). Then off-width through a 5.9 bulge and follow crack to just below summit blocks.
Pitch 3-Traverse right around summit block and climb to the top.

Location 

The route climbs the north side of the tower.
Rappel from anchors to the top of the gully, then down climb gully.

Protection 

Bring a double set of cams from small fingers to 4.5 camalot and some long runners.


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