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The Mouth
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Yellow Belly TR 

Yellow Belly 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  TR, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Apr 24, 2007

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The major difficulties of "Yellow Belly"...

Description 

A few tricky and sequential moves lead to a giant rail at mid-height. From here, 5.7 climbing on a large, flexing flake leads to the summit.

Location 

Exits the mouth on the far right side (left of the large offwidth crack).

Protection 

usually top-roped


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Good shot of the start of Yellow Belly.
BETA PHOTO: Good shot of the start of Yellow Belly.
Sorry for the weird shape from the stitch.
BETA PHOTO: Sorry for the weird shape from the stitch.

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By Joe Stern
From: Moab, Utah
Jul 11, 2010
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Also pretty common to just V0 it...the top is mellow. Fun moves!
By Nick Sullens
From: Mt Shasta
Aug 19, 2010

I'll second that its usually bouldered
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 20, 2010

Considering the deplorable state of the anchors on top, this girl is better off without a rope. Last time I checked, all the bolts on top of Lizard's Mouth looked suspect.
By steve edwards
From: SLC, UT
Feb 21, 2011

Those bolts are very very old. At least there are a few of them.
By 5150dhbiker
From: Santa Barbara, CA
May 23, 2015

I personally like bouldering it, and the bolts are useless. A big organic and another pad seemed like good coverage to me. The flake is getting looser, and I don't want to be on the receiving end of it breaking. Nevertheless...it's quite fun and I recommend doing it if you are at the mouth.
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