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The Appendage
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bulge, The S,TR 
Butterface S 
Crisco Crack T 
Edge, The T 
Full Appendage S,TR 
Lead S 
Ledge, The S,TR 
Only Wimps Top-rope the Bulge S 

The Ledge 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Darren Knezek
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Jul 3, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: 1 The Ledge 5.4 2 Lead 5.7 3 The Edge 5.9 4 Only W...

Description 

An agreeable jaunt up the west side of The Appendage on the short faces between several narrow ledges.

This line is good for beginning leaders; the three bolts protect the harder bits well and the climbing is straightforward but rewarding.

Location 

The left-most, bolted line on The Appendage proper; starts just east of the trees that are west of the formation.

(There is another 3-bolt route (Butterface) which is a bit uphill on the next slabby face—it should be obvious that it is harder than 5.4.)

Protection 

3 bolts, chain anchors. The chains are reachable via an easy scramble to the left.


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By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Aug 11, 2008

Nothing super fantastic here, but it's entertaining climbing and the rock is solid. The first couple times I climbed this route, the third bolt was missing. It's back now.
By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Mar 28, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Pretty fun little climb. Maybe I'm a wuss, but 5.6 seems a fairer rating to me. Maybe not.
By Rick Miske
From: Orem, UT
Apr 19, 2011

I think some parts broke off. I climbed it two years ago and it was a solid < 5.5. Now it seems like some hands and feet are missing. There are obvious scars.