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Handsome and Well-Hung 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Steve Erskine, Rick Skidmore, Hobart Parks 1976 FFA Rich Pleiss, Ron Augustino 1983
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Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 10, 2007

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Ladd pulling the last moves above the crux.

Description 

Beautiful route.
This route climbs the amazing looking corner under the roof. Very tenuous moves stemming in the corner with small gear and finger locks/laybacks just out of reach. This route has a beginning, middle(crux) and end.

Crux of this climb is moving off a thin layback pinching a high undercling and deadpointing up and left with no feet. Smearing high and bumping up an right to a pinch then leaving your now comfortable undercling to get a jug way up there. Throw in a hand-jam and remember to breathe before finishing the 5.8+ moves to the anchors.

Location 

Obvious corner under huge roof at trailhead.

Protection 

1-3 inchers in the bottom section to small cams (blue-yellow aliens) through the crux. The upper section takes green aliens and protects well.

Bolted anchor.


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Ladd just entering the crux
Ladd just entering the crux
Jeff making the reach on Handsome and Well-Hung...
Jeff making the reach on Handsome and Well-Hung...
Just past the crux. Circa '97.
Just past the crux. Circa '97.
Staring at the next few moves
Staring at the next few moves

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