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Hell Wall AKA Quarry Wall
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One Hit Wonder 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Ralph Schmidt 1990
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Sep 12, 2006
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Dane high on the left slab.

Description 

The left hand bolted line on the Hell wall slab. A v2 move will take you past the first bolt and into .10-ish climbing to the anchors.


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Dane finishing the left slab. Amazing yellow Lichen on this wall!
Dane finishing the left slab. Amazing yellow Liche...
One more shot of the left slab. Beautiful area!
One more shot of the left slab. Beautiful area!
Glen climbing One hit wonder <br />Photo: Cody Brundidge
Glen climbing One hit wonder
Photo: Cody Brundidge
Glen climbing one hit wonder Photo: Cody Brundidge
Glen climbing one hit wonder Photo: Cody Brundidge
Looking straight up the route.
BETA PHOTO: Looking straight up the route.
Glen, after doing one hit wonder Photo: Cody Brundidge
Glen, after doing one hit wonder Photo: Cody Brund...
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By chris harkness
Jul 6, 2008

Seems like quite a sandbag at 10a V2. Perhaps easier for taller people, but nonetheless, in my opinion there are 2 or 3 moves on the route in the 11 range, including the beginning sequence that seems like hard 11.

By Chris treggE
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From: Madison, WI
Jul 6, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

I guess V2 is 11a, so maybe that is what the FA meant. It's a somewhat desperate V2 start followed by 5.10 climbing. Meh, whatever-- decent route anyway. Took me a number of tries to get the start sequence.

By Tradoholic
Jun 14, 2010

Known as "One Hit Wonder" in the Ryan Hansen guidebook.

By Ryan Justen
From: St. Paul, MN
Aug 13, 2011

I'm not sure if the rating is off, or if my tiny crimp/slab technique is way off... But my partner and I climb at the 5.12 range, and neither of us could pull the crux... it's easy to cheat if you grab the draw though. The remainder of the route is sustained (at an easier level) and very fun.