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Hash Brownies 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jeff Higashiyama & Alan Hirihara, 1996
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Submitted By: Aerili on Aug 1, 2010

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Hash Brownies, 5.8, pumpy

Description 

Huge jugs on a super steep face. Pumpiest 5.8 I've ever climbed!

Location 

East face of Potato Patch #5 (per Mammoth Area Rock Climbs). A large boulder lies beneath the start and makes for a great belay seat and clean shoe changeover station.

Gets p.m. shade

Protection 

4 bolts + Mussy hook anchors


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By C Miller
Administrator
Sep 28, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Steep and juggy throughout with the crux perhaps choosing the best pockets as you move upwards; take care with the flake at the top that's used to clip the anchors.
By butters
From: Mammoth Lakes, Ca
Sep 24, 2013
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

i agree with pumpiest 5.8 ive ever climbed! fun.
By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
May 5, 2016

good route, tricky for the grade. First bolt it a bit high, so be careful or stick it.
By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Sep 8, 2016

just a couple of thoughts:

- the anchors are not mussy hooks, they're open cold shuts.

- the left cold shut is worn to the point that the right (medial) side has a sharp edge with a burr.

- the center anchor has a regular alu biner that is worn about 40% on the middle of the spine, no idea how that could have ever happened.

- all in all, this anchor is crap!

- the flake on top is less than solid

- the climbing is definitely pumpy

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