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Unnamed 5.9 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Danny Inman on May 4, 2005  with updates from Optimistic

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Unknown - 5.9

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


This route is around the corner from scarface. The anchors are visible and are 45-50 feet up. The route follows a right-leaning flake/crack system in a right-facing dihedral. Mainly fingers, thinner at the top. Although this route is short, it is worth doing. There is a two-bolt anchor with a chain.


#2 camalot, 2 X 0.75 camalot, 0.4 camalot.

Photos of Unnamed 5.9 Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Unnamed 5.9 left of Scarface
Unnamed 5.9 left of Scarface
Rock Climbing Photo: getting one last piece in before the chains
getting one last piece in before the chains
Rock Climbing Photo: G. Neely on the Unnamed 5.9
G. Neely on the Unnamed 5.9
Rock Climbing Photo: Unnamed 5.9
Unnamed 5.9
Rock Climbing Photo: Unnamed 5.9 to the left of Scarface
Unnamed 5.9 to the left of Scarface

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By Kat A
From: Bart and Lisa Ville, CO
Oct 28, 2008

This is a nice warmup route that receives morning shade. I racked up on double 0.5, 0.75, 1, and 2 camalots though I prefer to sew it up on lead.
By Average Jim
Mar 11, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I agree, I led this climb the other day and placed a 2.5 tec friend, one BD #1, two BD .75s, and two BD .5s and that was plenty for someone just getting into leading the thinner sizes. Keep an eye out for the foot holds out to the right, they will give you a bit of a rest.
By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Nov 28, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

FYI the left (lower) anchor bolt was extremely loose and wiggly on 11/24. I was able to tighten it back down, but it will likely come loose again.
By Jordan Hirro
From: Colorado Springs/Carbondale
Oct 2, 2013

Awkward start to great thin hands and fingers. Definitely look for good smears on the right. Awesome warmup/intro.
By Jake Dickerson
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 13, 2014

I enjoyed it alot. Great easier route for a warm up or for new crack climbers.
By SThal
From: Logan, UT
Nov 22, 2016

This is the same route as "unnamed 10-" which is listed to the left of this here on MP.

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