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Touch No Evil 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 66'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rich Magner, Roy Suggett
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: rich magner on Jun 19, 2012

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Touch No Evil


Great route on good rock. Clip a bolt then pull up into a stellar finger crack. Finish on edges with some arete-slapping action. Well protected, but you'll understand the name once you're at the base...


Lower jungle, Distant drum area.


Bolts, thin gear.

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By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Jul 2, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Here's another example of a route that you'd probably shake your head at and walk away from in most areas. That's weak. The Jungle attitude dictates that you rack up with small to med nuts and cams up to .5 and fire up the line, tiptoeing up the crack and eventually standing on the giant block while trying to pull the roof.
What's that? The block is loose, you can see behind it and it sports a bunch of chalk Xs? Bah, Roy probably jumped up and down on it and tried to pry it away with a crowbar. That thing is here to stay - at least for a few more freeze-thaw cycles.
Anyway, extract yourself from the roof (stout) and you get to slap your way up another arete to the anchor.

Great funky weird 3-star fun.
By Patsy
Jul 2, 2012

You guys putting up routes without me?!! Looks like a good one.
By Roy Suggett
Aug 19, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Note that the climber's right foot is touching evil! Belayer beware!
By rich magner
From: Joshua Tree,CA
Jan 24, 2013

Yeah...avoid the block, for your belayer's sake. Unless its roy.
By Kurt Howes
Jul 8, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Super great; one of my favorites at the Jungle. Finish on the left arete for fun. I think the roof warrants 10.c, but that's staying way left. I got a red C3 for the first semi-blind gear placement.

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