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Hamms Down (aka Chipped Suey) 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Rondo Powell & Jim Hall, 12/87
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Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 8, 2006

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Description 

This is the short and fairly forgettable face route that sits behind campsite 14. The crux moves are adequately protected but it's barely worth roping up for.

Mistakenly called "Chipped Suey" in the 1992 Vogel guide, a reference to the "creative cleaning" that's visible on the lower portion of the route. Note: this climb was originally listed in the Basecamp section of Climbing Magazine #110.

Protection 

one bolt, medium cams for anchor


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By attila
Feb 24, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I disagree that this is barely worth roping up for. Though short, this is a fine TRed friction/slab route.