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The Tuba 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Bill Boyle
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Submitted By: J Farley on Aug 14, 2009

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The Tuba from the approach trail. Climbs to the ri...

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Description 

The crux of this route is pulling the bulge. It is a classic route.

Location 

This route is to the right of Three Easy Pieces (which is the left-most bolted line) and it shares the anchors with it.

Protection 

6 Bolts to chain anchors.


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By sfotex
From: Sandy, UT
Aug 29, 2010
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Weird start to nice ledge then two cruxes. Fun climb.
By Nicholas Yaskoff
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 23, 2012
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I found this route to be a lot of fun. The start is awkward at best; originally there was a tree that allowed easy access to the ledge, however, now there's an unstable rock pile that provides the additional height. The rest of the climb provides great movement on awesome holds, there are two distinct cruxes and both are a hoot.
By Ryan Arnold
May 21, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

The tree and rickety pile of rocks are both gone. You can traverse in to the first bolt via fun, technical moves from the right. Straight up to the ledge without the cheater rocks will be hard... I thought the two overhanging cruxes were V4 and V3. Keep an eye out for the glued hold that I assume came off at one point and got re-attached.
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