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Hellbender 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Josh Smith, Steve DiMarino
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Josh Smith on Oct 30, 2013

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Steve on the FA, before Las Conchas.

Description 

Fingers to fat fingers to thin hands to a very short OW at the top. FA occurred in a rainstorm, and fingers liebacking on wet rock is a lot like trying to hold on to a hellbender.

Location 

Just a little ways up canyon from Red Tail Tower; look for the obvious big corner that starts with a finger crack up the left side of a flake.

Protection 

Triple rack from green alien to #1s (red Camalot). One #2, optional #3 & #4. Extra 0.5 - 0.75 if desired.


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