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Studebaker Hawk 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Paul, Jim May and Bob Gaines, 1983
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Submitted By: sonja on May 25, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Studebaker Hawk follows up the left-facing dihedra...


This route is a fun and burly adventure up a very clean corner. Use hand, fist and OW technique to work your way up to a short hand traverse into an alcove on top of the dihedral. Avoid going right at this point (lots of loose flakes to shower your belayer with) and ride the left finish to the end.


Hand and fist sizes up to 4 inches

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Rock Climbing Photo: Studebaker Hawk (5.10c), Joshua Tree NP
Studebaker Hawk (5.10c), Joshua Tree NP

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By Jon Clark
From: Philadelphia, PA
Apr 22, 2011
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

This is a wild climb in a wild location. I think it's really good, but beware it's a pretty gnarly OW. Rated 10b in the old Barlett guide, Ha!

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