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House of Giza 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Nov 24, 2006

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House of Giza 5.9, Leda, TN.

Description 

A nice 5.9 with a tricky start that makes stick clipping the first bolt a wise choice.

Starting below an arete, pull the overhanging start and continue to the top on the right face.

Location 

Starts around the corner to the right of Smoke, about 10-15 minutes walk from the beginning of the trail.

Protection 

Five bolts, double anchors.


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By Swamp Cookie
From: da Bayou
Aug 14, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Stick clip the first bolt for a bouldery start up to second bolt with a jug haul to follow. Great route for a first 5.9 lead. This is my go-to warm up route now since Fanfair and Speedway Boogie are practically impossible to get near.
By marc girardot
Nov 7, 2011

Big gap between 3rd and 4th bolts. Nice holds in between but a bit of protection would provide added safety.
By CraigS.
May 29, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13

Have to agree with Cajun Cookie. Stick clip the first and the start is great.
By Jeremy Hand
Aug 23, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Sketchy start that is on the sharper end
By TAOspeedwagon
From: Lafayette, LA
Dec 30, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

The start feels pretty hard for 5.9. The rest is all easy 5.7-8 climbing. Fun route