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Thicker than Water 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Russ Facente and Justin Caggiano 3/22/12
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Submitted By: justino on Apr 11, 2014

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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 

This is the prominent second pitch OW you see when hiking into the canyon.

Location 

This climb starts off the ledge atop the unknown 10+.

Protection 

Old #5 bd tapering down to fingers at the anchors.
Tat w/ biners


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Rock Climbing Photo: Russ tagging up the drill after the onsight FA!
Russ tagging up the drill after the onsight FA!

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By Brandon Gottung
From: Moab, UT
May 3, 2014
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Super rad pitch - a great addition to the canyon. Give it a whirl! With a couple more ascents, it'll clean up nicely. I'd suggest bringing one #6 C4, an old #5 and new #5 (or just two C4 #5s if that's all you have) then single #4 C4, a 3.5 sized piece, #3, #2, #1 and .75: in camalots.

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