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The Tall Cool One 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Chris Chesnutt
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Submitted By: Brad "Stonyman" Killough on Nov 23, 2008
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Tall cool one.

Description 

Nice and pumpy sport/trad Was featured on the cover of Climbing Magazine 1992, White arete. I was informed that a couple of years ago this route has went free.


Location 

About 5 ft. past Pocket Wilderness to the right. On the obvious arete.


Protection 

Has two hangers and the rest small pro to the top.



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By Glenn Ritter
From: Sandy, UT
Sep 19, 2011

The FA of this was done by Chris Chesnutt in May of 1990. It was chosen for the photo shoot that ultimately ended up in both Climbing and in the High Exposure Calendar (Shake Rattle and Hum made it into the calendar) because of its outstanding location out on the point although the photo on the cover didn't really show this. Chris was always a bold and strong climber! TCU's give the route protection to add to the bolt.

By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
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From: Alabama
Sep 23, 2011

Thanks Glenn. You know I used to see you there back when these routes were going up. Thanks for chiming in.