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Towering Inferno 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Darren Knezek, Jennifer Knezek
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 31, 2010

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Zane starting up the route.

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A fun, long line with several somewhat steeper sections to overcome on the way up. Pockets abound, along with positive edges. In one or two steeper locations just a bit of less-than-totally straightforward movement is required.

After the eleventh bolt, head up and right a bit through a scoop to the final three bolts and the anchors.


The left line of the two routes located between the two large, dead, fire-blacked trees. You may think that this is Righteous Indignation, but look in the Goss guidebook and you'll note that Righteous Indignation is a line to the left of the large-ish green tree in the photo (which tree is now the left, or downhill, blackened crisp).

(This line and the line to its right aren't in the guidebook.)


14 bolts, single-ring anchors.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Zane nearing the top.
Zane nearing the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: Walt at one of the steeper bits.  Photo by Zane.
Walt at one of the steeper bits. Photo by Zane.

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By dawdle
From: SLC,UT
Mar 24, 2014

great route for people starting to lead outside :)

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