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Young Monkeys 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: ?? if you know let me know.
Season: the summer is way too hot
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Submitted By: Dustin Wildermuth on Mar 31, 2006

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The rope is on the route. This climb is very easy...
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Great moderate climbing up the prow. Face climb up a seam to the 1st bolt. Continue past 2 more bolts, then left into a crack system. Follow the crack to a final headwall with a bolt to a belay ledge.


Prow just right of the large crack on the left side of the formation. Walk off.


quickdraws (4 bolts) wires and small to medium cams. Bolts are Leper button heads as of 3/06.

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Most of the climb protects pretty easily with nuts.
BETA PHOTO: Most of the climb protects pretty easily with nuts...
Two great bolts on top of this climb.  While the bolts look solid, they're both on a single boulder that looked like it wasn't going anywhere but I elected to back it up with some cams in other cracks.
BETA PHOTO: Two great bolts on top of this climb. While the b...
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By Nate Young
From: Phoenix
Oct 20, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Not sure why this is only getting a 2 star rating. from most of what's out there is a great climb! Very slaby and the gear is very good after you get past the bolt section. Not sure why the last bolt is up there when the route should have followed the left side crack the whole way, but whatever. There are two belay bolts on climbers left at the top, look very new. There are also belay and rap anchors on climbers right as you go follow the right facing undercling flake at the top, but I'm not sure how far the ground is and we opted for the walk off. Great route if you're around there!

By Peterslug
From: Phoenix, AZ
Feb 10, 2014

According to Phoenix Rock II -
Free solo FA: Chuck Hill 1986
Bolted First Ascent: Doug Fletcher, John Mchugh 1986