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Crescent Moon 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Chris Black
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Submitted By: KipHenrie on Nov 9, 2007
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This is me (Matt Budd) on the crux of Crescent Moo...


This starts vertical and slowly starts to overhang to a tricky sequential roof. The roof is the crux with bumping crimps. This climb requires focused power. No rests but it's short.


6th climb from the right. In this area climbers have chalked in the rating below the climb.


Bolts to chains

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This is right before you finally clip the last bolt.
This is right before you finally clip the last bol...
Bolting the route.
Bolting the route.
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By mattjbudd
From: West Valley, UT
Sep 8, 2009
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

The crux of this climb is clipping the last bolt. The best way to get the last bolt is to climb past the bolt and crimps to a relatively solid hold.

By Darren Knezek
Sep 28, 2010

FA: Chris Black

By Jeremy Steck
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 4, 2012

As of 6/12, the bolt below the crux is pulling out. Use caution! The hanger is a half inch away from the wall and the stud wiggles.

By the schmuck
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jul 5, 2012

Ditto for the above...I took several whips at the crux, and noticed only during cleaning that the bolt is coming out. Glad it stayed in. Fun route otherwise.