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King Tut's Tomb 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Jim Yoder, Steve Carlin 2002
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Submitted By: andyf on Mar 11, 2007

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Three-star moves, but some two-star rock. King Tut's Tomb starts on the right wall of an obvious cave. Boulder to a bolt, then crank on a positive but fragile edge/flake to clear the roof (first crux). If/when this hold blows, the move will likely get a helluva lot harder. Continue up edges on good rock to a steepening wall. Crimps (second crux) lead to a great (but hollow-sounding) jug.


Middle of the wall, starts out of the obvious cave.


6 bolts, anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: About to clear the cave.
About to clear the cave.
Rock Climbing Photo: Near the crux.
Near the crux.

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