Gun For Hire
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BETA PHOTO: Gun For Hire
Steep edging and crimpy, climb up thru huecos. Balancy moves, tricky sequences.
First route on the right from the arete, there's a nice seat in a boulder in front of it.
7 Bolts to cold-shut anchor.
Russ climbing Gun for Hire - just after where I us...
BETA PHOTO: Found at the base of Gun for Hire....Belay seat an...
"Gun for Hire".
Photo by Blitzo.
E on "Gun for Hire".
Photo by Blitzo.
Nelson on Gun for Hire (thought it was Room for Im...
Nelson on Gun for Hire
Nelson goes for the booty draw on Gun for Hire
Dec 27, 2006
This was the first sport route bolted at NJC.
|By susan peplow|
From: Joshua Tree
Jan 2, 2007
I believe it's 7 bolts to the shut anchor. From the ground it looks as if the bulge towards the top is going to be the business. However, I found the large hueco (3rd maybe) to be difficult and provided zero rest. Nice little knee hook inside made it easy to go left for a crimp.
Thanks Jack for providing such fun entertainment!
|By Justin Tomlinson|
From: Monrovia, CA
Jun 6, 2011
Very nice line that i couldn't finish on lead, today. Four bolts up, trying to pull through the slight bulge, proved very! difficult for me. I was able to complete it later on top rope. Very good line, and will have to come back to this one.
|By C Miller|
Feb 24, 2012
Similar in difficulty to "Good to be Awake" but of lesser quality. It's somewhat sustained once you leave the huecos and the rock in the crux area isn't the best with some obvious broken holds.
|By Clif Clap|
Jan 3, 2013
Balancy footwork and thin crimpy hands after third hueco. I gastoned the jug by the fifth bolt with my left hand for the clip and it felt awkward and less than ideal. Pretty sustained climbing throughout however there are a couple of good rest spots.