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Routes in Hippo Wall

Color of Night S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Fabulously Fresno S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hippo in a Bathtub S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Howdy Doody Time S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Seven Bolts S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Taking a Bath With Strangers S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Trauma Dogs S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 120 ft
FA: Dave Daly, Roger Hayashi, March 1997
Page Views: 825 total, 14/month
Shared By: rhyang on Feb 17, 2013
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Crux is finessing to the first bolt on thin friction moves.

On some topos this route is misnamed "Anubis (5.9)".

Location

Leftmost bolted route on the Hippo Wall. Two metolius rap hangers at the top (rounded, so you can thread the rope through and rappel off). Two ropes or a single 70m should do it.

Protection

Nine bolts

Photos

Abhay Patil  
 
Climbed this fun route just yesterday. Contrary to the description, there was only one Metolius rap ring. We added another one. Now there are two for rappelling down nicely! Jun 12, 2017