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O Henry! 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Scott Ayers, Hank Means & Mike Strassman 1992
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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: All You Can Eat Cliff Right Center Topo


A bouldery undercling move starts things off, leading to a kinda scary second bolt clip. At the horizontal break it is possible to traverse right to a shake and then go up and back left, but it is easier just to continue up the flake/crack. Either way, the crux is surmounting the bulge. Easier face climbing leads to a balancy move to gain the anchors.


6 quickdraws, open shuts

Photos of O Henry! Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: BFK at the crux
BETA PHOTO: BFK at the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: BFK about to pull over the bulge
BETA PHOTO: BFK about to pull over the bulge

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By david goldstein
Jul 29, 2006

I found the start much harder than anything else on the pitch. This pitch would be a near classic at a lot of other areas.
By C Miller
Oct 31, 2006
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A short route with a boulder problem style crux. Not too bad for the grade if you read it right straightaway or are able to hang out and decipher it.
By andy patterson
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Nov 13, 2007

For some reason, I found the moves above the last clip (right before the anchors) to be the most hair-raising. The initial bulge is particularly tricky if you can't read it right away, otherwise the climb isn't physically too difficult afterwards.
Jun 8, 2009

Really fun!!
From: San Francisco
Nov 28, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Dido on the the moves above the last clip,...certainly thought provoking if you end up to the right of the anchors. Super fun route though, I thought the first sequence was the best part.

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