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Ripp-Off

This route is located in the Eastern Gorge Region at Princess Arch

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Face Farce 5.8 R (Trad) **

First Ascent: Tom Seibert, with a top-rope in 1975
Length: 45ft
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Climb the low-angled face left of Ripp-Off, working slightly left. Mantle off an undercling to a sloping dirt ledge. Wander to the top.
This is the first pocketed face climb of the Red. FFA: Unknown
Stays Dry:
Owner: Unknown
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1
t bone said on May 20th, 2003
i might have this first lead of this route 1987
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Gothmog said on May 27th, 2003
No, I really didn't lead this route. It truly sucks though.
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haas said on April 18th, 2005
scared the hell out of my self soloing this route with all the moss just before the belay tree
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Sco Bro said on September 8th, 2008
I can hardly think of a time where I was so happy to be on TR.
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512OW said on September 9th, 2008
Yeah... back in the day, this was the scariest lead of my life. I'm glad that rhodo held...
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MikeWilkinson said on June 16th, 2019
I've been on plenty of 10s that were easier than this thing. Mossy pocket climbing to a dirty, sloping ledge. Probably wouldn't do it again.