Coyote Waits, 5.8

  • Coyote Waits- 5.8- 75’-
  • I thought all the grades were soft here, particularly this one. It was my first time on conglomerate cliffs like this, so I was still fairly tedious leading it. But the holds and pockets are huge. Eight, not seven as the guide books suggests, bolts to anchor.
    Roller Rink, Parowan Gap, July, 2007


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    lisae - Jul 11, 2007 1:33 pm - Voted 10/10

    Nice Photo

    The rock looks like the rock at the Pinnacles. It can be nerve wracking leading on it, because you are not sure if a hold is good or not. You develop a habit of tapping holds.

    Dow Williams

    Dow Williams - Jul 11, 2007 1:52 pm - Hasn't voted

    Re: Nice Photo

    lol, habit of tapping holds was constant before finding this stuff. Unfortuantly I find the worst rock to climb on in the world. I took an Aussie up Mount Brock yesterday in the Canadian Rockies and he said "is all the rock this loose" and of course I thought it was decent. But you are sure right...I don't think I could ever get that comfortable climbing this stuff....cheers

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