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At Your Cervix T 
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Camping Under the Influence T 
Carnivore T 
Cube Steaks T 
End Of The Line T 
Evening Ecstacy T 
Extra Lean T 
Family Home Night T 
Gouge On It T 
Green Eggs & Ham T 
Hot Pork Sundae T 
Humble Pie T 
Idaho Flake T 
Low Cholesterol T 
Meat Machine T 
Meat ya later T 
Meating Jesus T 
Mouse Meat T 
Nerve Damage T 
Ninja Bedwetter T 
Pastafarian, The T 
Pleased To Meat You T 
Potato, The T 
Samarai Loving T 
Sesh One Cooking T 
Smell the Meat T 
Swedish meat balls T 
Sweet Meats T 
Switch, The T 
T-Bones Tonight T 
Tofu Crack T 
Top Sirloin T 
Tube Steaks Tomorrow T 
Two Timer T 
Two Timer II T,TR 
Unknown long corner T 
Unknown R of Tube Steaks T 
Unknown wideness to RF tight hands flake T 
Unnamed blocky corner to hands splitter T 

Idaho Flake 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 115'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: unknown
Season: Faces South
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 23, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up the flake. Climber is nearing the ancho...

Description 

A good climb with some interesting flake climbing. The top half is more typical of Indian Creek- being a shallow corner with a great hand-jams section.
Start up the right edge of a huge flake, perhaps 15 meters tall. IT is shaped somewhat abstractly like the state of Idaho, if you can imagine its proportion stretched in the north-to-south direction a few times over. Step left at the top of the flake and climb a shallow right-facing corner to the top, to a 2-bolt anchor just below a roof.
A single 70M rope will get you down with a few feet to spare.

Location 

This route is as far east on the 2nd Meat Wall's South Side as you go- at the end of the trail and just aside a medium-large Juniper. A Plaque gives the name and grade at 5.10-. It is 10 meters left of Potato, which is in the Bloom guide.

Protection 

A few thin spots in the flake down low make caution advisable while choosing gear placements, but there are certainly safe and valid options. Just be careful. Also take some slings- the flake undulates and the second half of the climb is behind a notch. Drag could be bad.
Take a mix of cams with a few extra of 3-3.5" for the top 1/2.


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By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Mar 12, 2007
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

The name on the plaque at the base as of 3/11/07 is Meat Hucker and the grade given is 5.10-. Several of us felt the green camalot layback start was 5.10. It's definitely committing, as you are placing gear behind a sandstone flake, which is reasonably solid, but it's still a sandstone flake. Fun climb, worth doing if you visit this wall.