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Rigger Mortis 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, June 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Jun 29, 2009

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Brandi 30 feet up on Rigger Mortis. 40 feet to go.

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Climb the short corner to a break, traverse slightly right, and continue up the slab to the right of the bush in the rock face.


7 bolts to anchors.

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By Jon Zucco
From: Denver, CO
Apr 3, 2012

This is a perfect place to take newbies. One recommendation; consider setting top rope anchors instead of leading this route (5.7+) until it has seen some more traffic. On Saturday, I almost took a lead fall about 5 feet from the anchors/10 feet from the last bolt after pulling off a rather large hand hold. Cool routes though! Thanks Mike, and it was nice to meet you on Sunday (I was the guy with the yellow hat that you were talking about the death blade with)..
By Edward Pyune
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 14, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I thought this route was the best on the crag. An extended draw or 2 can be helpful to reduce rope drag
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