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R.I.L.F. 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Steven Lucarelli
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Steven Lucarelli on Nov 1, 2012

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Climbing through the roof.

Description 

Rarely do you find splitter cracks through large roofs in the desert, but thats exactly what R.I.L.F. has to offer for those that are willing to hike. The 8' roof is reached by a series of discontinuous finger cracks with a combination of jamming and face climbing. From under the roof a splitter #3 Camalot crack will take you out to the lip with a crux move getting established above. 10 more feet of easy climbing brings you to a ledge and the anchor.

Location 

About a 15 to 20 minute walk left from "Little Man in Suburbia". Just keep walking until you see the obvious roof splitter.

Protection 

Camalots: (1).4, (3).5 & .75, (2)#1 & #2, (3)#3, slings. Two rap bolts for an anchor.


Photos of R.I.L.F. Slideshow Add Photo
Fun climbing up the finger cracks.
Fun climbing up the finger cracks.
The crux.
The crux.

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By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Nov 1, 2012

Thanks for the catch and the pictures Jake!
By Alex Garhart
Nov 1, 2012

This looks great! Can't wait to check it out.
By Skyler Penrod
Nov 1, 2012

What angle is the roof?
By Rob Dillon
Nov 1, 2012

Score!
By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Nov 1, 2012

Completely horizontal
By m-earle
From: Concord, MA
Nov 11, 2012

Wow. That looks awesome