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I Turkey/ Resurrection 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mark Sonnenfeld
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Submitted By: LeeAB on Sep 9, 2008
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Darren working the arete on Resurrection - Photo b...


This has technical arete climbing, finishing with a reach out left to a finger crack which is followed to the top. It was bolted, chopped, and rebolted, hence the name.

-It does not receive the traffic it deserves.
-Originally it was graded 5.11d, but it's quite a bit harder than that.


This is the arete left of Whimsical Dreams, starting off of the Rasmussen's ledge.


Bolts and finger-sized cams for the top, bolt anchor.

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Darren low on the arete.
Darren low on the arete.
I-Turkey butt shot.
I-Turkey butt shot.
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By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Dec 6, 2009
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a

This is one of the best routes at this grade I have done in a while. Awesome position and movement. Classic finish.

Some gear beta: an Alien will protect the opening moves getting to the first clip. There are 6 bolts on the arete and great clipping stances, the last one is kind of tricky clip. Along with some finger sized cams, a large hand-sized cam would also help for the finish. like a #2 or #3 Camalot. There is not a bolted anchor as suggested above, but rather rap off the Whimsy cable anchor.

By stevecurtis
From: Petaluma California
Jun 4, 2010

I've done this a bunch over the years. A really super route, but I agree with an 11+/12a rating. Yellow Alien protects the bottom, bring some hand size for the top.

By kirkadirka
From: Boulder
Mar 5, 2012

Can anyone attest to the age of these bolts? A number of them are spinners and not very confidence inspiring.

Super cool line, would love to see some bomber bolts replacing the old ones.

By L Stern
From: Golden, CO
Feb 18, 2013

Easy to toprope without drag if you attach double length slings to the Whimsical anchor and drape them back over the route.