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Seventh Hour 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: unknown
Season: any
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Submitted By: Tony B on Apr 6, 2006

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This climb is pumpy and has small balancy holds and moves. A majority of these would not be hard but for the fact that they are 'facing the wrong way.' Careful until you get the second clip to avoid a bad fall.


This is the second route in as one descends down the Pier Gully. It is distinguished by side-pull crimpers and pinches most of the way up, lacking hte jugs of other nearby routes.


5 bolts + slings for the top. IT could be TR'd after walking down the pier and dropping a few slings and anchors onto the bolts atop it.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 17, 2007
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

This route is way spooky- blowing the second or third clip could suck. The route is okay, but nowhere near as cool as the others in the area...worth a TR.
By Sol Cantwell
Apr 19, 2010

Ground fall potential if your belayer is non-attentive. Wierd moves will have you wondering why you are climbing this route.
By Nick Hamill
Jun 23, 2011

Some tricky balance and seemingly backwards holds, but that's the charm of this route. I found it to be a good challenge and worth the effort.
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