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Left-Handed Tool 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Kent Lugbill
New Route: Yes
Season: Faces S/SW
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Submitted By: Tony B on Jun 16, 2010
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Starting the crack to the left of the bolts.
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Description 

This is a variation of Tool King that had been previously done. I was surprised at how perfect and solid the upper crack was.

Start up Tool King or the crack and slab to the left and reach a ledge up and left of the 3rd bolt of Tool King. Traverse a few feet left to a very solid handcrack (gold-blue Camalot) and use a long sling to keep the rope somewhat straight. Continue up on 3" gear to the top, where a ledge is reached a few meters left of the Tool King anchors. Place gear and traverse right to the anchors (bolt and chain) to retreat.


Location 

Start on or just left of Tool King.


Protection 

3 bolts & hand-sized gear + a few longer slings.



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At the upper hand-crack.
At the upper hand-crack.
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By Jay Eggleston
From: Littleton
Mar 29, 2013

I think climbing the crack at the bottom is the best way to do the route. The bolts will work, but climbing the crack keeps the rope in a straight line and the bottom crack is not too hard. I think I placed a #1 Camalot and a #0.5 Camalot.