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Venus' Flytrap (Right) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: A.P.T. on Nov 18, 2006

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Rapping off rappel bolts on Venus Flytrap 5.9

Description 

The crux of this route is at the top and protected by 3 bolts.
Venus'Flytrap is a climb described in "Steigers Guide" as a neglected route with variations that follow cracks on the narrow west face. Pg. 79 of the 1985 John Steiger guide (Climber's Guide to Sabino Canyon and Mt. Lemmon Highway)

Location 

Work your way up into obvious squeeze chimney and be sure to wear pants or knee pads! This one is the 5.9. the 5.8 start follows the small cracks to the left. This area was cleaned up with the help of Christian Rodenbeck, Robert Mcleod, Andy Tretiakoff and Nick Spriggshall.

Protection 

Small Tcu's and Camalots to #5. Doubles on #4 helpful and lot of long slings. 2 bolt coldshut anchor.


Photos of Venus' Flytrap (Right) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The 5.9 mixed route follows the yellow line
The 5.9 mixed route follows the yellow line
Rock Climbing Photo: The right start of "Venus' Flytrap."
The right start of "Venus' Flytrap."
Rock Climbing Photo: Christian Rodenbeck on the right start of "Ve...
Christian Rodenbeck on the right start of "Ve...
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Peter in one of the squeeze chimneys
Andy Peter in one of the squeeze chimneys

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