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Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mount Carmel Tunnel : Cragmont : Remnants of a party (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: May 7, 2014

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Comments: Stellar route, had a blast on it this afternoon!

A couple notes:
Easily rappels with one 60m rope, though getting to the anchor on pitch 2 is a little frightening as you have to swing into it, backing up your rappel is a great idea.
Offsets protect the crux move on P1 quite well, thanks to the OP for the suggestion!
For gear I would say that doubles from .3-5" is sufficient, especially if you have a set of offset cams for P1. A #6 is optional, but can be placed. The top of P3 begs for ... more >>

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cynthia's Hand Job (5.10)
By: Ryan Hill When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: Beautiful second pitch, less aesthetic first pitch, but some fun moves. Not much of a trail to the base of this route, but the route itself is clear of loose rock.

I'd suggest a minimum of 4 #2s and 4 #3s for this route. It is a 100+ foot pitch and you'll place the #4 early on (a #5 is optional and a 2nd #4 wouldn't hurt if you are thin in the 2-3" cam size). With 4 X #2,#3 I had placements spaced a bit further out than I would have liked. Still, ... more >>

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Cherry Crack (5.10c)
By: Ryan Hill When: Jan 6, 2012

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Comments: Went to the second set of anchors yesterday, very cool offwidth climbing and much longer than it looked from the ground.

Gear wise the guide book I had and the information here seems a bit misleading. I brought up three BD#3, three BD#4, and one BD#5. The #3s were useless for the majority of the route. I placed one right off the bat and then it was #4 and #5 the whole way up. Shuffled lots of cams up. If I was to do it again four or five #4s woul... more >>

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: What's your gear placement success rate?Trad ClimbingRyan HillOct 29, 2015
re: Rate my multipitch belay setupGeneral ClimbingRyan HillOct 28, 2015
re: Rate my multipitch belay setupGeneral ClimbingRyan HillOct 28, 2015
re: Bombarded BelayersGeneral ClimbingRyan HillOct 7, 2015
re: Mind Control Techniques - How to up your HeadgameGeneral ClimbingRyan HillSep 18, 2015
re: Bryce Canyon vs. Zion National ParkBoulderingRyan HillSep 14, 2015
re: The True Cost of VanlifeInjuries and AccidentsRyan HillSep 13, 2015
re: MP to match $50,000 in Access Fund Memberships and DonationsMountain Project NewsRyan HillJun 18, 2015
re: Pitch linking do's and don'ts?General ClimbingRyan HillMay 22, 2015
re: dual purpose gear slingClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillMay 19, 2015
re: Any value in sport leading first?Trad ClimbingRyan HillApr 18, 2015
re: durable. heavy shellClimbing Gear ReviewsRyan HillApr 7, 2015
re: ZION No climbing for a while, super wet here.Southern Utah DesertsRyan HillFeb 28, 2015
re: Just moved to Zion looking for partners and beta! Southern Utah DesertsRyan HillFeb 27, 2015
re: ZION No climbing for a while, super wet here.Southern Utah DesertsRyan HillFeb 27, 2015
re: Top Rope Solo Set UpClimbing Gear DiscussionRyan HillFeb 16, 2015
re: Noobs to ZionSouthern Utah DesertsRyan HillJan 31, 2015
re: Visiting St George, Need AdviceSouthern Utah DesertsRyan HillNov 6, 2014
re: Etiquette ReminderEastern StatesRyan HillOct 7, 2014
re: Climbing gyms located in low-income neighborhoodsGeneral ClimbingRyan HillSep 3, 2014
re: Salt Lake Area Nursing Job InfoNorthern Utah & IdahoRyan HillAug 30, 2014
8/2-8/3 Tuolumne climbing partnerNorthern California PartnersRyan HillJul 28, 2014
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