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BETA PHOTO: Looking up at route.
A great line that starts off with some intricate moves on superb stone with interesting feature. The crux is getting past the third bolt by negotiating a small overlap. Delicate friction and edging while deciphering the unique holds will get you through it. The route lets off for a bit, only to re-engage you for the last thirty feet on pronounced smears. The rock is course textured yet surprisingly solid and non-gritty.
This route starts underneath the giant boulder that leans against "The Taco" and is just to the right of "Taco Time".
Bolts to a two-bolt chain anchor. A small cam could prove helpful past the crux.
|By Brian in SLC|
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 2, 2012
Re-reading your description...
Does this start under the chockstone, or, on the side then gaining the outside of the chockstone (facing Comp Wall)?
If its the bolted route outside, this route was probably called "Taco Time" longer than GK's route to the left (which I think Brad called "Taco Left" in his guide for Zone 2).
Originally soloed by Brad, lead by me without bolts, and, rebolted after that. Rated 5.9 for the kinda burly start, then, fairly juggy to the top.
Where is the top anchor? Is there a separate anchor for this now?
|By Jason Young|
Jul 4, 2012
Brian. This route is on the wall that is the "Taco" proper. It starts on the left side and somewhat underneath the giant boulder that leans against the "Taco". I believe that it is NOT the route called "Taco Time" in the 2008 Bingham guide as it felt quite a bit harder than 5.8. I also met a guy who said that a friend of his recently put it up. I did see a route that was actually on the giant boulder facing the Comp Wall that matches the description you gave, but it is a different route and I did not get on it. The route shown and described as "Taco Time" in the guide matched the one to the left of this UNKNOWN one. I have a picture on my phone that I need to submit, but I think I need to download it to my computer first so it will be a couple of weeks before I can do so.