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Haunted Hooks

5.10c, Sport, 80 ft,  Avg: 3.2 from 275 votes
FA: Don Burroughs, Alan Busby 1993
Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > 04-Second Pullo… > Stone Wall
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

Start at a left-facing flake underneath huecos. The beginning is somewhat reachy for the vertically challanged and requires a little ingenuity. Then things thin out and get a little cruxy before reaching the anchors.

Location

This is the second route from the entrance on the wall.

Protection

9 draws and some anchor building goodness.

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Brenna stemming it out on Haunted Hooks
[Hide Photo] Brenna stemming it out on Haunted Hooks
Leading haunted hooks in the cold .
[Hide Photo] Leading haunted hooks in the cold .
Laura leading Haunted Hooks
[Hide Photo] Laura leading Haunted Hooks
Haunted Hooks on left and Roto Hammer on right
[Hide Photo] Haunted Hooks on left and Roto Hammer on right
Ali about half-way up Haunted Hooks
[Hide Photo] Ali about half-way up Haunted Hooks

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susan peplow
Joshua Tree
 
[Hide Comment] 9 bolts w/ bolted anchor Mar 5, 2007
[Hide Comment] Good moves and sustained climbing but some fragile rock up high. Mar 17, 2010
J W
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] A little reachy, but fantastic nonetheless- well worth doing, especially if you do the two routes to the right as well. Sep 9, 2010
Jan Tarculas
Riverside, Ca
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] Don't think the climbing is reachy at all. My girl at 5'1 foot lead it with no problem. Jan 27, 2011
J W
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] On 3/15/11, the ASCA replaced the 8th protection bolt on this route with a 1/2" x 2.75" SS 5-piece. Mar 15, 2011
Tradiban
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] Really good route. Some chains in the anchor would be good, looks like folks have been TRing on them quite a bit. Mar 17, 2011
J W
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] @ Nick- we're gonna replace those and the other metolius rap hangers on that wall semi-soon, probably mid-April. Mar 17, 2011
[Hide Comment] Definitely one of the better 5.10s at the second pullout. Nov 24, 2011
WookieStick69 Thomas
Boulder, CO
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] Incredible route. Definitely some flexy flakes on this so proceed with caution. Apr 24, 2012
J W
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] On 3/6/13, the ASCA replaced one anchor bolt with a 1/2" x 2.75" SS 5-piece bolt and equipped both hangers with quicklinks. Mar 6, 2013