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The Fools Progress 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Durf and Troy
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Submitted By: Stevie Nacho on Jul 10, 2012

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Swinging out from under the roof of The Fools Prog...

Description 

This is a two pitch route that starts in the gulley west of the ridge and joins The Journey Home at the beginning of its fourth pitch.
PITCH ONE: Bolts and pins up a beautiful slab to a two bolt anchor on a mini ledge/alcove.
PITCH TWO: Bolts and pins out a roof, up a thin face to and anchor on the "gangplank." This routes stays in the shade longer than The Journey Home

Location 

On the right (west) side of the ridge.

Protection 

A small rack, quickdraws, slings, one rope.


Photos of The Fools Progress Slideshow Add Photo
Durf demonstrating another fine example of a good belay while the climber is free climbing into the unknown.  The roof of the second pitch of The Fools Progress is right above the top climber.
Durf demonstrating another fine example of a good ...
Wacking away on the first ascent
Wacking away on the first ascent
The beautiful slab section of the 1st pitch of The Fools Progress
The beautiful slab section of the 1st pitch of The...
Rob C demonstrating good belay technique by flapping his arms to stay warm.
Rob C demonstrating good belay technique by flappi...
The thin face above the roof on the second pitch of Fools Progress.
The thin face above the roof on the second pitch o...

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By cdec
From: SLC and Moab, ut
Aug 22, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Super fun. No rack required for the 2 pitches, well protected with bolts and pins. If you finish up on the last pitch of Journey bring a BD .5 and .75 and the whole route is well protected.
Recommend going to the top for and excellent 3 pitch outing.