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Atomic Indian - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.75/5 Average Rating : 4.75 out of 5
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Cams to 3.5" same a 1.5" for the moves before the anchor
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.75/5
  Rock Quality 4.75/5
  Scenery 4.25/5
  Fun Factor 4.75/5

Description:

This is most likely the best crack route in the canyon. This route is hidden in a dihedral, directly above (west) of the sand dunes parking lot and latrine area. The approach takes about 3-5 minutes. The route overhangs, and the crack gets thinner as you climb. Start with 3.5", the end with fingers. There's a trick to this route, you will see.

Submitted by: triznut on 2003-12-29
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Route ID: 9990

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4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: KCN on 2011-03-28 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars amazing must do

really fun #3bd to #2 to thumbstack very steep but with good stemming easy to protect if you have the gear even if you arent a 5.11 climber get on it hang place gear get the TR super fun interesting movement 3#3 bd, 1-2#2, 1 #1, .75 OPT mostly wide hands so tape em or scrape em

Added: 2011-03-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lucander on 2009-03-23 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Atomic Indian

Fun single pitch, very well protected. Got on it at Dow's urging. Stances are easy if you stem out with the right hand. Much easier at the grade than 5.11- on Castleton or Moses.

Added: 2009-03-24

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2008-11-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars One move from clean on my 2nd go...

This is a fantastic route.

Added: 2008-11-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dowww on 2008-10-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Atomic Indian

By far our best single pitch trad route at any St. George crag. A combination of stemming and hanging crack moves lands you to the final crux section where it is a trick to sink a finger jam. Tough (but well protected) and beautiful overhanging crack. We walked past a rattler right off the trail this night, curled up for the evening. A fun day with my new Irish friends and Joe. Thank god Stacy showed up after my run at it. It was not pretty.

Added: 2008-10-11