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Don't Touch the Monkey 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jason Stevens
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Submitted By: Eckhard on Sep 26, 2011

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Good climb, nice bolt spacing for all climbers. Early morning sun. Slightly harder than Superfly only in that there are less options between the Tons of holds available to the climber, causing you to perhaps make a move. Well spaced bolts. Crux may be right before or after the last bolt.


First route left of Superfly.


Bolts (9?) to chains

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Rock Climbing Photo: 7. Don't Touch the Monkey 5.9 8. Turbo Fly 5.8
BETA PHOTO: 7. Don't Touch the Monkey 5.9 8. Turbo Fly 5.8

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By Mark Alston
Nov 8, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Best < 5.9+ climb on the wall. I actually found it to be one of the easier ones. The line is far more obvious than most of the others and the holds are obvious and awesome. If you are a new leader I think you will find this one easier than the 5.8's to the right. We certainly did.
By Tim Moore
May 25, 2014
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Climbed it at night with a headlamp and it was awesome. A ton of holds that are great and juggy almost the entire time. A great route to have if you are new to leading.

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