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Mauna Loa 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Bob and Yvonne Gaines
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Dec 1, 2008

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Description 

Begin in the middle of the West Face. Steep face climb past 3 bolts on excellent, varnished rock.

Protection 

3 bolts, then a #2 camalot and a horn tie-off protect a traverse right to a 2-bolt anchor.


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By C Miller
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Feb 21, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

A good sequence of moves off hidden sidepulls just past the 3rd bolt is the crux and highlight of this route.
By MikeP ROWCC
Feb 19, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

What a great little climb in an off the beaten path location. Solid rock up high and kind of reminded me of the rock at White Cliffs of dover up high and red rocks down low. Crux move at third bolt is faith based. Can't really tell how it's going to go when you commit but it is all there.