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Spice of Life 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Matt Nelson on Jun 6, 2009

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Me on the first crux


Route climbs a shallow dihedral passing three cruxes. First crux is a thin hands/ off fingers crack. The seconds surmounts a small roof with good jams above. The third crux is reminiscent of the the last pitch of Swansons Arete, a super thin crack in an open book that disappears into a blank face. The whole route is well protected, albeit not by the cracks but by bolts.



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Rock Climbing Photo: The beginning of the route
The beginning of the route
Rock Climbing Photo: First crux
First crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Second crux, small roof to pull
Second crux, small roof to pull

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By Nich Cloward
From: American Fork
Sep 21, 2009
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Very fun climb with a wide variety of climbing styles. Crack lie backs, mantles, stemming, smearing; it's got it all. The top is definitely the hardest part, I thought, but that could be bc I wasn't stemming enough. There is a huge ledge where some birds used to nest, or at least it appears that way, where the last crux starts. Hard core stemming up the last ten or so feet to the chains.
By w.y.hummel
Jan 14, 2010
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great climb. Difficult for the grade, especially if (like me), stemming and laybacks are not your strongest skills.

Don't give up at the top. It looks impossible, and it's certainly the most difficult part (especially because you're pumped by then).

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