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Sniff the Drill 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jay McLear and Greg Williams (1994)
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Submitted By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 11, 2008

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Good warm up climb.

Description 

Work your way past an awkward slick (and often wet) spot (crux), then up easier rock on large holds to the anchors.

A nice warm-up and immensely popular. Get there early on a nice weekend.

Location 

The middle of three bolted routes on the face just right and slightly upslope from the large shelter cave (Narcissus Cave). Look for a wet or stained spot about 15 feet up.

Protection 

6 bolts + 2-bolt anchor.


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"Sniff the Drill" 5.8
"Sniff the Drill" 5.8

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By Chris Whisenhunt
Administrator
From: Fayetteville, WV
May 20, 2013

CONDITION REPORT 
In response to Jack's comment, while thankful for the info, please do not take a wrench up and tighten down any hangers, you can cause more harm than good if you don't know what you are doing.
By Troy Russell
From: Fenton, MI
Jan 24, 2012

Good fun route to start off the day.

Belaying area is rather funky being that it is on a slope.