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Holey Wars 

YDS: 5.13b/c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13 French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c [details]
FA: bolted by Todd Graham back in the 90's - never truly redpointed until 2012
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Submitted By: Katiebird on Apr 11, 2012
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Holey Wars - in the crux moves.

Description 

Amazing route on some of the best rock in the Gorge. It's climbing minimalism at it's best. Long moves on very thin holds. There are two rests before the last crux section which climbs through a mono - then you gotta hold on for the pump until the end. Powerful and techy.


Location 

At the Mothership Cliff on the smooth face to the right of Piranha


Protection 

Bolted



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By Tom Helvie
From: Bishop, CA
Apr 11, 2012
rating: 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c

Best hard route in the gorge. Sustained crimping on bullet rock. Thanks Todd G. for hooking this thing up.

By Patrick O'Donnell
Mar 29, 2014

Brilliant hard and sustained route. True gorge power endurance test piece. Much failure on this one before red-pointing. I'd give it 13c.