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Bee Hold 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: 2004, David Lent, Nick Gully
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Submitted By: Ethan Thompson on May 18, 2010

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Rhiannon almost finished with Bee Hold


Climb up past 2 bolts in a black, sometimes wet, right facing corner to a ledge. Follow the line of bolts, trending left up the face.

A great route with fun movement throughout. The bolt spacing keeps the ledge in play for several clips afterwards. An exciting lead if 5.8 is your level.


Start 20 feet left of the toe of the cliff below a small right facing corner.


Sport. Fixed anchors at the top.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Lynn following Bee Hold
Lynn following Bee Hold
Rock Climbing Photo: Nolan Huther leading Bee Hold. An aesthetic line!
Nolan Huther leading Bee Hold. An aesthetic line!

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By M LaViolette Jr.
From: The Past
May 28, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is great, really fun moves. I kept thinking I must have passed the crux but it kept getting more challenging and fun as I went along. Does anyone know if this was bolted on lead?
By Jim Lawyer
Jul 26, 2012

M LaViolette Jr: Yes, bolted on lead. Also, some of this route was led before that on gear.
By Bruce L
From: Arlington, MA
Jul 11, 2016

Used 60 meter rope, approx 10 feet of rope to spare. Fun climb

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