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Holding Out For a Hero T 
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Holding Out For a Hero 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

Type:  Trad, 125'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jay Goodwin, 1986
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jun 19, 2007

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This route deserves to see more traffic. The climbing is interesting and the runouts are exciting , but reasonable.

Start the climb from the ground, and follow a thin crack with good gear to the huecoed wall. The crux is surmounting the first bulge with good gear. Place some creative gear in one of the huecos, and run it out to a good bolt. This section should be considered "R" rated without this piece of gear. Easier climbing leads to the bolt anchor on Scream Cheese.


The first route to the right of Scream/Swiss cheese...


light rack to #2, include a good selection of wires

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