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Watts Totts 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Alan Watts
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Submitted By: peachy spohn on Aug 31, 2007

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Working my way up Watts Totts (5.12b)

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A great route with delicate climbing and fun moves. Start on the shelf on the left side of the Latest Rage buttress and climb an aesthetic face that gets a little harder the higher you go. The middle is tough, but the ending is no walk.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying the sun on Watts Totts (5.12b)
Enjoying the sun on Watts Totts (5.12b)
Rock Climbing Photo: Prepping for the crux move.
Prepping for the crux move.

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By Peter Franzen
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From: Phoenix, AZ
Sep 22, 2008
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Thin crux. Save it for a cold day.
By AnonymooseCoward
Feb 2, 2013

This is allegedly the first sport climb. Does anyone know if this is true?
By another Chad
Feb 4, 2013

"This is allegedly the first sport climb. Does anyone know if this is true?"

Page 30 & 31 of Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park has the information you seek on Watts Totts. Better yet, read the whole history chapter, great stuff.

By Max Tepfer
From: Bend, OR
Mar 18, 2017

People love to hate on this route, (I used to be one) but it's mostly because they're bad at tech vert. It's pretty fun if you like that style.
By Josh Lowy
From: Sacramento, CA
Jul 28, 2017
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

This route gets its grade from one move. The crux is short and roughly in the exact middle of the route. No other part of the route exceeds 5.11b/c in my opinion. Fantastic line nonetheless, but don't get tricked thinking it's a walk in the park for the grade before reaching the crux.

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