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Torque Wrench 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

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Submitted By: Mike Sokoloff on Mar 14, 2002

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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 >>>


Go right from where the approach trail hits the wall for a few hundred feet. This route is just left of the 5.13 corner called Death of a Cowboy (plaque). The letters TW are painted at the route's base. A long strenuous handcrack which takes some thought to negociate the crux which pulls past/over a huge chockstone. Don't get tunnel vision at this intimidating section. The majority of the route is great hands. Enjoy it!


As many hand sized pieces as you can borrow. The bottom thin-hands flack takes #2 Friends well. Bring 4 or 5 #2 Friends. Bring a couple smaller pieces but nothing micro. A #4 Friend will also be helpful. Bring slings and draws to reduce rope drag.

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By d-know
From: electric lady land
Jan 26, 2006
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

this is my favorite route on the cliff.
By Michael Ybarra
From: on the road
Apr 29, 2012

A fun route that throws a lot at you. About 150 feet. Bring two ropes to get off.
By Derek West Newman
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov 21, 2016

Be careful placing gear at the top of the chockstone. There are multiple .75 camalots tucked deep inside the crack because followers fall below them. If you feel like protecting yourself there, which you probably will because it's the crux, just be sure to clean it when you're standing on top of the chockstone.

That being said, this route is incredible and a must-do for any creek lover.
By nathanael
From: Riverside, CA
Apr 24, 2017

This is an amazing route

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