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Routes in Hermit Spires

North Ridge T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Pondo Pete T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shoulder Hopper S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
South Face T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Unknown Upper West Face Slab Climb T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Mark Robinson
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Shared By: john durr on Jul 28, 2010
Admins: Matthew Fienup, Muscrat, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Shoulder Hopper is an excellent, sustained and well protected face climb on Hermit's cool west face.

Undercling and smear right along a thin overlap past three bolts. Climb over the overlap and to the top past 5 more bolts face climbing between and mantling on wonderful dark diorite knobs.

Location

This route is on the far left (north) side of the west face. Look for an obvious right arching thin undercling.

Protection

Eight 3/8" bolts with Kong aluminum hangers with a bolted rap station. All the bolts are in pretty good condition. Lower off.

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