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Wheeler Route 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 24'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Lynn Wheeler, early 80's
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Submitted By: Tom Hore on Oct 23, 2010

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Smack My Bishop

Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Pull over the roof and move out left.
Kind of an angry thing.

Location 

The mouth of the Green "A" Gully. See pic.

Protection 

TCUs and some big hands pieces to belay the second up with.


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By bsmoot
Oct 24, 2010

Lynn Wheeler freed this crack in the early 1980's

Maybe your Bishop is the one who should be doing the smackin'...smiles
By Brian in SLC
From: Sandy, Utah
Oct 25, 2010

Great route name, though. Prodigy, eh?
By apross
Oct 25, 2010

ha ha, guess Shingo can keep the patent on the name.
By Spencer Weiler
From: Salt Lake city
Jun 5, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

More fun that home teaching. No offense to Wheeler, but "smack my bishop" is a far superior name. Good gear the whole way. You'll likely lose some thigh skin on this one when you backwards heelhook slide across.
By bsmoot
Jun 5, 2014

Agreed, it's a good name. There's already a route or two here in the Wasatch that bear the Wheeler name.

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