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Quicksand 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Louie Anderson
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Matt McMurray on May 1, 2006
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Nate snatching the jug above the crux roof. Decemb...

Description 

This route starts out with some 10+/11- climbing up to a huge ledge. The crux involves the process of moving out onto the roof holds and then pulling over the roof. I suggest a heel-hook, as it is very well-protected... so GO FOR IT! The top is more 10+/11- climbing, and really more a matter of fighting off a pump.


Location 

This is the only south-facing route in the main alcove. It is the obvious chalked line that climbs out over a roof.


Protection 

5 bolts and the anchors.



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About to hit the crux roof pull
About to hit the crux roof pull
Just past the crux roof pull
Just past the crux roof pull
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By T_jones
From: Salty Lake
Feb 25, 2008

Awesome route! Very fun roof move...and felt a little easier than .11d. Should definitely try this one