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Routes in Lower Hawksbill

Conventional Warfare T,S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Diving Board, The T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Encore T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fat Lady, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gorilla Tactics T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hairy Canary T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ice Cream Direct T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Jeep's Chimney T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
King of Kings T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
King of Kings roof finish (P-2) T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Phantom of the Opera T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Space Invaders T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Trundle From Down Under T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Whip-or-will T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Bruce Burgess, Galen Howell
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Shared By: Christopher Barlow on Sep 10, 2008
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Description

Phantom of the Opera is another superb pitch at Lower Hawksbill with varied, steep, and clean climbing and challenging yet reliable gear. Similar in style to its neighbor, the Fat Lady, it climbs the entire wall in a single, pumpy pitch.

Phantom of the Opera starts with the same 5.8 corner as the Fat Lady but climbs directly above the corner, past a modern bolt into a thin seam with powerful movement. Above the seam, it again joins the steep original finish of the Fat Lady to the double-bolt belay/rappel station at the top of the wall.

Location

Phantom of the Opera shares the start with the Fat Lady then climbs the seam directly up.

Protection

A wide range of gear: RPs, a larger stopper or two, TCUs, and Camalots up to a #3.

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TomCaldwell
Clemson, S.C.
 
TomCaldwell   Clemson, S.C.
 
Rp's aren't mandatory. They may contour feature better, but a stopper worked just fine. I am not sure I would take anything bigger than .75 or black metolius, but have doubles in that size. Jun 16, 2014