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Routes in Hillbilly Rock

Bear Hug T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Billy Goat Arete T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Deb's Day Off TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
East Face Center/Hillbilly T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
East Face South Side/Hillbilly T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c R
Jessica's Line (aka HBF Front Boulder) T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Jethro T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
North Face T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
North Ridge (aka HBF Middle Boulder) T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
West Face S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
West Face Right S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: ? Tony Bubb ? Solo, 7/27.
Page Views: 290 total · 4/month
Shared By: Tony B on Jul 27, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details

Description [Suggest Change]

There are 2 cruxes for this route, first getting started, as for the traditional route on this rock, and a second one up just a few feet from the top, just before grasping the horn above the narrow rib of flat, red rock.

Pull onto the low spot on the face just left of a shallow, rounded corner, then head up that corner and to the right side of the rock, arriving at a flat and narrow stripe (2' wide) of bright, red rock. Climb directly up the arete over that red stripe, grabbing crimps and sidepulls on either side of it, encountering a second crux going to the jug at the top of the stripe. Continue a few meters more on easier terrain to the summit.

Location [Suggest Change]

This route starts up the low spot on the steep East face of the Hillbilly Boulder between the Southern Hillbilly Flatironette and the Hillbilly Flatiron proper.

Protection [Suggest Change]

I did the route free solo, and I didn't see any opportunity for protection, but perhaps I overlooked something. Be ready to get heady.


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