Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Middle Section
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bird of Prey T 
Into the Maelstrom T 
It's Super Body, YO! T 
Knot Unknown T 
Lost and Found T 
Resurrection T 
Test of Faith S 
Yang & Yin T 

Resurrection 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Scott Duemler/Aaron Collins/Mark Geikenjoyner. FFA David Bloom
New Route: Yes
Season: sp,su,fall
Page Views: 1,337
Submitted By: bio on Jun 25, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
AC working through the crux section on the FA

Description 

Just downstream of Bird of Prey is a large, tombstone shaped monolith split by chimneys on both sides. Resurrection goes up the left side chimney for pitch 1, 5.9 4 bolts and gear to ledge then moved right to anchor. P2 up good rock past bolts and sparse gear over slightly overhanging thin holds/side pulls past a juggy roof then easier climbing to anchors, 12a. Long and strenuous.

Location 

On the tomstone, out of the darkness and into the light!

Protection 

9 quickdraws, small rack of doubles from .3 to .75, one #1 and one #3.


Photos of Resurrection Slideshow Add Photo
Bringing up Scott for the FA
Bringing up Scott for the FA
AC going for the high point on the FA
AC going for the high point on the FA
aaron on p1
aaron on p1

Comments on Resurrection Add Comment
Show which comments
By ldsclimber
From: Queen Creek AZ
Sep 23, 2010

Resurrection is Awesome!! I'm stoked David could get it in great style. It was funny looking back on it. He was cruising through the business when he was asked from below how he liked it. His response was Hold the conversation please:) I guess he was as serious as I was when I led it:) Great job David!!
By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
May 30, 2011

Pitch 1 is awesome by itself, feels a little like Epinephrine.
By Catherine Conner
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jun 14, 2011

I've just tried Pitch one- it was tough for me being short my body barely spanned the chimney. I personally didn't think 5.9... but more like 5.10? Oh well, maybe low gravity day.
By Ben Silvestre
3 days ago

Brilliant route on a better cliff in an even better setting. Shame it's so heavily bolted though, there's more than enough natural pro on the crux pitch for it to have been climbed without (I placed many small wires, up to around size 5). I could understand a bolt at the roof since the rocks a bit dodgy round there but the rest are unnecessary. Strange for an area with a minimal bolting ethic. Nevertheless it's an excellent route with outstanding exposure and despite the bolts it retains a bit of a traddy feel. Four stars for sure. From the top anchor twin 60's reach the ground, and someone should take a nut key to the stuck wire at the crux (not mine, and I had no nut key).
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!