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Routes in Hoodgie Wall

Ankles Away S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
East Face Block TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
East Face Hueco TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Escuche Vaca Heard T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a X
Holy Shiite, Muslim! T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hoodgie T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Leonosphere S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
NorthEast Arete TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Original Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Brant Allen, Raleigh Collins, Keith Brueckner
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Shared By: Matthew Fienup on Mar 25, 2008
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The left-most line of bolts on Hoodgie Wall. See photo


7 bolts, 2 bolt anchor


Matthew Fienup
Ventura, CA
Matthew Fienup   Ventura, CA  
One-and-a-half stars. Not as Excellent as Ankles Away or Hoodgie. Still worthy. Mar 25, 2008
What's with the bolt just above the horizontal? Not really needed. Apr 14, 2008
Reno, NV
LifeIsGood   Reno, NV
Not a bad route, good for a warm up.

Ran into Tim Spalding when we were here in October. May 15, 2010
Matt N
Santa Barbara, CA
Matt N   Santa Barbara, CA
Guidebook has it at 5.7
Fun climbing, although this formation seems to hurt the fingers more than others in the Hills. Dec 29, 2010
Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
Opening moves are the crux, once that first bolt is clipped the rest is cruise. Mar 17, 2013
Dave Chapman
So Calif
Dave Chapman   So Calif
Crux was reaching the 1st bolt. Easier and less sustained than Ankles Away to the right. (both rated 5.8 here) Fun route!! Apr 21, 2014
JC w KC redux  
Not sure why the site is showing this as 8 - it's definitely not. The opening moves are tricky/sequency but not that hard. Jun 29, 2014
Josh Cameron
Josh Cameron   California
Felt this route was better than Ankles Away. Technically, Ankles Away is a better route, but Leonosphere is just more fun. Jan 28, 2015
Bailey Smith
Bailey Smith  
LOVED this route. Much preferred over ankles away (albeit a bit easier). Moves are fun, view is great, protection is great. Think the rock isn't as sharp as other places in the area. Sep 7, 2016

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