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Duck Soup 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Brigette on Jul 6, 2009

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Sam Bacon on Duck Soup... Circa 2004

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Description 

Double hand cracks start from top of boulder just right of dead tree ledge.

Location 

First route right of Burnt Buns.

Protection 

Trad. Sling tree at top for anchor.


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By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 12, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

While this climb safely protects, the placements are less obvious than other routes at the crag.
By Tim Heid
From: Scottsdale, AZ
Aug 16, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

We got on this one to end the day easy and boy was I in for a surprise. None of the moves are harder than 5.6, but the gear is less than desirable in a few places and tricky as well. Still a fun climb, but don't jump on it thinking its a total gimme (like I did, lol).
By JMo
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 23, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Allow me to repeat that the gear can get fussy on this route. Really nice climb tho.
By Paul Davidson
Oct 6, 2012

Hence the name lads...
By JRivers
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Sep 26, 2013

bring a #5 and #6 and its not tricky at all, you can see from the ground where your gonna place them...
By Taylor Bentz
Nov 4, 2013

Protection: "Trad" is insufficient. As noted above, you will want #5 and # 6 to safely protect the beached whale section. The placements are not difficult if you bring the correct gear.