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"Professor, what's another name for Pirate Treasure?" "well I think it's Booooooty-B-B-booooottttty yep thats what it is"
"Cause I'm the master blaster
Drinking up the shasta
My voice sounds sweet 'cause it has to" -Beastie Boys
This route starts on some rust colored streaks. The 2nd bolt can seem high, just remember those jugs are good! Keep you footwork together and sequence to make the slipmer moves to a rest. Shuffle along the shelf going left, at the end are some wild sculpted chickenheads. Climb up and right using more memorable chickenheads to the anchor. WILD!
The route starts at the top of the hill (which often is full of Thistle). Find a flat spot kicked in the hill for the belay.
Rapping from the top
up higher on the route
|Comments on Pirate Treasure
Oct 13, 2008
Overhanging granite jug hauling is an uncommon thing in the Wasatch.
Jul 4, 2012
Bump to get more people on this one. Grab the sloper and chuck!
|By Daniel Winder|
Jul 26, 2012
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c
Got a sweet handjam and high feet and skipped the sloper. Awesome pitch, slightly shitty belay. No loose rock anywhere on the route.
|By John Steiger|
Aug 15, 2012
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a
I spent at least a good 10 minutes trying to figure out how to skip the sloper; Daniel, you must have a wingspan matching LeBronís. A really good route; kudos to the FA. By the way, whatís the line just to the right of Pirate Treasure? Iíd say it's 11a, two stars (and advise taking microcams).
|By greg t|
Jun 16, 2013
Definitely a height dependent crux.. I'm 5'9".. whiff
|By Landon McBrayer|
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 10, 2013
As others mentioned, If you're around 6' or have a decent ape index you can reach all the way to the jug from the hand jam, thus skipping the sloper. In other words, the difficulty of this climb is very much height dependent. Also, the route does not start at the top of the hill (as stated in the description). It starts 20-30 down from the top. The rust colored streak is the easiest marker.