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Eight Thousand Foot Headrush  

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Chris Miller, Adam Stackhouse September 2013
New Route: Yes
Season: Late spring through fall
Page Views: 505
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Sep 27, 2013

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Description 

Starts via standing on some decaying tree trunks. Work your way up a short flake to the first bolt and do a highstep mantle to land your feet on top of the flake. The next move involves another, but easier mantle to access the second bolt which protects the upcoming crux. A couple of face moves from here leads one to easier climbing and the rap/lower bolts. Fun and well protected.

Location 

About halfway accross the skirt of the lower tier, on the right side of a steep gully/wide crack with a fallen tree trunk in it.

Protection 

4 bolts/2 bolt ring anchor (3/8" SS)


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By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jul 5, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

EFHR is fun and well protected. Be careful here as that decaying pile of tree trunks at the base is precariously stacked and deteriorating badly. Also, the gully above and left of the start of EFHR contains the perched remains of a long dead pine tree waiting for a victim. Be careful down there.

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