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Hackberry Creek
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I Have Faith Too T 
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Kynykism S 
Lady in Red S 
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No Sweat Arete T 
Oh My doG! T 
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Aint Nothing but a Thing 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bill Dacier & Jim Sweat
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Submitted By: David Arthur Sampson on Oct 23, 2007

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Description 

Not sure where the crux is for this route. I didn't notice one. This is a compelling line. Nice climbing inside and outside the wandering crack. Good protection on decent rock. A bit dirty, but probably because of the low traffic?

Location 

Just right (3 meters) of "Smokin the Toad". Route 45 in marty's pocket guide. Can't miss the nice looking crack. We used the same top anchors to belay and rap.

Protection 

Standard rack, but perhaps supplement with mid-sized cams.


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By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jun 15, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Actually a better trad lead than "Loose Roof" even if it's a bit harder. Definitely a gorgeous line.
By Larry Earley
From: Los Alamos, NM
Feb 6, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

very fun, great views from top, great pro
By Dwight Jugornot
From: Arvada, Co.
Feb 10, 2013
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Tougher than "Toad". Good pro the whole way with some strenuous placements. Looooooong and sustained at the grade. No really hard parts, just endurance. I did not use any of the bolts. As with "Thing, I rapped to ground completely with a Blue Water 70m.