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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Jason Roy 2008
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Shared By: Markus Jobman on Sep 29, 2008
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Description [Suggest Change]

Starts to the South of the Large Pillar rock formation. The belay is directly south of the Pillar rock. Start up the face through some finger ledges.
Mossy route, but solid.

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Route is located on the North Facing Wall.

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7 bolts with anchors
michaeltarne  
 
Fun incuts, good bolts, tons of exposure for HCR. Great view from the top. Mar 4, 2012
Spenser Bolte 1
Abilene, Texas
 
Spenser Bolte 1   Abilene, Texas
 
My favorite 5.8 at the ranch and one of the better in AR. This is not great for toproping groups though. Bit of a swing. Mar 27, 2014
Mark Orsag
Omaha, NE
  5.8
Mark Orsag   Omaha, NE
  5.8
Lots of exposure, great views and fun climbing. Hard to ask for more! Apr 21, 2014
Kyle Goodnow
Columbus, Ohio
 
Kyle Goodnow   Columbus, Ohio
 
Easy climbing with some great holds. Fantastic view at the top, favorite 5.8 at the ranch Jul 12, 2015
Lexi J
Oregon
  5.8
Lexi J   Oregon
  5.8
Long and sustained. A really great climb if you want a beautiful view as a reward for sending! Dec 9, 2015
Zachary Burton
  5.8-
Zachary Burton  
  5.8-
This is overall a fantastic route. The majority of the route seemed a little easier than a 5.8, but after the last bolt you hit the crux of the route. Fantastic views, sustained climbing, and overall just a great time. Jan 27, 2016
Michael Parker
Tulsa, OK
  5.8
Michael Parker   Tulsa, OK
  5.8
An ultra classic and possibly the best 5.8 at HCR. A few stemming moves at the start leads into amazing climbing between horizontal ledges and even provides a little exposure when you get near the top. There is almost always a line, it took several trips to HCR before I was able to finally jump on this route. If you ever see it empty, you better take advantage and send it. Oct 18, 2016
I wouldn't call this route mossy anymore. I think it's really benefited from traffic. TR is a little sketchy with the swing, but do-able. Really enjoyed the reachy move after the last bolt. Nov 27, 2017

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