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Rock Hudson 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- British: E6 6b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- British: E6 6b [details]
FA: FA: Dave Evans, Margy Floyd (A3) 1985 FFA : TR Bob Gaines 1987 FL: Andy Puhvel, 1989
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Jan 15, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Rock Hudson (5.12c)


This thin crack/seam starts inbetween the routes Flakes of Wrath and Vicious Rumors (5.11c R). This tips crack ends at the traversing route Flake Out, and finish up the rock on a variety of routes.


Northeast Wall Routes,just before Etude


Super thin to 1.5 inches

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By Bob Gaines
Jan 22, 2007

Dave Evans named the route Rock Hudson. When I did the FFA on a TR I renamed it "Rock Hudson Without Aids" but Rock Hudson is the name that stuck.

By C Miller
Jan 22, 2007

Joshua Tree has the Rock Hudson formation with it's "aid" route - A Bolt, A Bashie And A Bold Mantle (5.8 A4).