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Nice Marmot 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Steve Edwards and friends, 1997
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Feb 28, 2006

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Enjoying the moves on "Nice Marmot."


First bolt is 15+' off the deck, with legitimate 5.8 climbing up to it. It is possible to clip the first bolt on Gutterballs, but wouldn't keep you off the deck if you blew the first clip.


Start toward the left side of the south face, just right of Gutterballs and left of a shallow crack.


3 bolts to 2-bolt anchor. Chains are rusty and could stand replacement.

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Rock Climbing Photo: A picture of Nice Marmot sans any climbers.
BETA PHOTO: A picture of Nice Marmot sans any climbers.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff Crow starts up Nice Marmot.  Still 8' to the ...
Jeff Crow starts up Nice Marmot. Still 8' to the ...
Rock Climbing Photo: My fiancee climbing Nice Marmot.
BETA PHOTO: My fiancee climbing Nice Marmot.
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice Marmot
Nice Marmot

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By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
May 2, 2010

There is now a shiny new lower first bolt. I think this route is slightly easier than the one to the left.
By Unassigned User
Apr 30, 2012

This route hates me... Not sure what its deal is but I am going to say that the rock smoothes out as soon as I touch it. So in my defense I say it is 5.hard!! No but seriously just took my first lead fall ever on the first bolt. Got scared, bailed and went and led Face in the Muck or whatever on the back side.

My buddy did lead this, said it was scary, but he climbed it no problem. I say rating is right, I am just weak.
By Alex DeGolia
Feb 7, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

As Joseph said, this now has 4 bolts and seems like it no longer deserves the PG13 rating. Enjoyed this a lot, and have to disagree that it's easier than Gutterballs. Thought it required a bit more thought.

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