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Flash for Hash 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jim Hammerle & Mike Lee, 1990
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Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Aug 8, 2007

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Description 

Flash for Hash starts in the finger/small hands crack between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold. It is difficult to say where the crux lies; most of the crack can be avoided due to the well-featured face on both sides. Avoiding those holds, I found the start to be a little tough and the upper half of the crack yields better to a layback than to hand jams, at least for my hands. Finish above the crack, up the face on fairly large edges, between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold, clipping the bolts on either side. This route is usually done as a TR from the anchor for Hidden Gold.

Protection 

Gear to 1.5", three QD's. Bolted anchor


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Rock Climbing Photo: leading Flash for Hash  photo by Taylor Pearce
leading Flash for Hash photo by Taylor Pearce

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By H.J.
From: Brooklyn, NY
May 14, 2012

Nut on left anchor is loose and spinning.

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