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To Skin a Cat 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jason Haas on Apr 23, 2006  with updates from Matt Zia

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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 route is about 20ft. left of "Trip to the Vet" and is the thin, right facing tips corner. Somewhat slabby with a few edges for feet make this route feel a bit more secure. The gear is good, but a little spaced in places. There is a gear anchor with webbing about 60ft. up.

Protection 

thin gear to finger size. Aliens are useful.


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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Nov 20, 2006
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

The bottom 2/3 of this route are total fun and not hard at all (5.9-) but then comes the crux. A few small nuts would be well-placed at the bottom of each of the chalked-up "tips" crimps in the corner. Yeah, tips, whatever... more like a #3-#4 BD stopper. The tiny, red micro-camalot is the perfect gear for aiding the crux move.
It appeared to me that stemming is key on this route, but I am not sure because I got totally rejected. But I flashed a few 11+ routes last trip. In fact, this is the only Indian Creek "5.11+" that I have ever been unable to do the moves on. Can we give it 5.12-? Wait a minute... I've never been on a I.C. 5.12- that I couldn't do the moves on either!
By slim
Administrator
Nov 30, 2009
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

kind of a 2 move hard layback. hard to grade as it is easy except for these 2 moves, where you have to bear down pretty hard. a minor toe divot aids the layback slightly. ballnuts useful here.
By Dan White
From: Western CO
Mar 19, 2014

This one has a plaque at the bottom calling it "To Skin a Cat"

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