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Hole in the Roof 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: mr. mystery on May 7, 2009

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Nipo nearing the top of Hole In The Roof on a nice...


This climb starts just around the corner of the left end of the slab. It starts up an easy blocky section to a ledge. Continue up an easy groove to the obvious fist size hole in the top of the roof. Pull the roof and make a few crux moves through horizontals to bolt hangers.


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A normal rack

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Rock Climbing Photo: hole in the roof 5.9+
BETA PHOTO: hole in the roof 5.9+
Rock Climbing Photo: Hole in the Roof
BETA PHOTO: Hole in the Roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Nipo using the big holds to pull the roof.  Shot t...
Nipo using the big holds to pull the roof. Shot t...

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By chinos
Jun 18, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I think this is the safest gear climb at the den.
By Ben Slavin
Aug 9, 2009

Beautiful rock. The overhang has some great holds.
By Cracker
Aug 11, 2015

The right anchor bolt has a auto-locking biner on it for lowering. I donated a (non-locking) biner for the left bolt for easy lower-off.

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