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(2) Hanging Gardens
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B.F.D. T 
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Edges and Ledges T,TR 
From Something to Nothing S 
Fun in the Mud T 
Giant's Staircase T,TR 
Grace and Danger T,TR 
Hammer, The T,TR 
Hanging Gardens Route T 
Hobbit Hole T 
Loose Block Overhang T 
Sandy's Direct T 
Scorpion Seam S 
Sesame Street T 
Sickle, The T,TR 
Slapfest S 
Slow Drag (LBO variation) T 
So Embarrassing T 
Tips City T 

From Something to Nothing 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: 1987, Wallace/Olson
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Submitted By: hemp22 on Jul 2, 2009

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Description 

A fun and easily accessible sport climb. The grade makes it inviting, but a couple challenging crux sections can catch people off guard.
The start appears mossy and the first bolt is quite high. But easy climbing up the flake & wide crack to the left make getting to the first bolt fairly straight-forward. A 4-5" cam or large hex can be used to protect the runout to the first bolt. The tough parts come at around the 3rd and 5th bolts, and it's not uncommon to see bail 'biners here.

Location 

Right side of Hanging Gardens wall. This is the left of the two easily visible bolt lines on the far right side of hanging gardens.

Protection 

6 draws + anchors. Optional large piece to protect getting to the first bolt. Rappel from Metolius rap rings.


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By Bob Graham
May 22, 2014

Great climbing, a lot of trickery at the cruxes, needs more traffic, tough for the grade.