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Turkey Day Surprise 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Season: All
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Submitted By: Gaar on May 4, 2008

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This is not the name.. Thanksgiving 2007, I cleanded the old anchor (loose tree) and put in a 2-bolt anchor.

Climb straight in fingers to rattly fingers, to a nice Zion loose corner.


30 ft left of Birthday Corner


Doubles of green aliens-gold camalots...

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By Nathaniel Holt
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 8, 2013

Lots of small gear! Small fingers through the crux to a spot where I was able to place a #1 Camalot. Continue with small gear (.3 and .4 Camalots). Pass a dead bush to a flake that can take larger gear to a 2 bolt anchor.

Really fun route! Crux was 20ish feet or so up for me. Look for good Crimps to the right on the second section of fingers.
By ACassebeer
From: Mojave, CA
May 9, 2013
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

This is a clean and worthwhile route. The anchor has two bolts and fixed slings/aluminum biners.
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