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Routes in Hound Dog Crag

Afghan Hound S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Banga S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Big Bear Memorial S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Biouvier des Flandres S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Bulldog Arete S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Charry S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dandie Din S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Doberman Face S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
HDC 203 S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
HDC 205 S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Labradoodle S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Middle Of The Road S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mufassa S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Munsterlander S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Pulling Chest Hair T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Saluki S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Shitzu S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Jake Marlow, Austin Yeoman, Beau Byrd
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Shared By: jake marlow on Jul 17, 2013
Admins: Mike Snyder

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I am not really sure if this is a first ascent or not so if you know do tell!

Eager to relish in the irony of climbing a crack in a fantastic sport area, we decided to climb a crack. The first part is a pretty straight forward left side in chimney. The hand crack starts going around the slight bulge with solid holds until you top out into some plants and dirt. Chimney up a little more until you are level with the anchors for route 214 in the book. This is where the fun part starts (hence the R rating). Place pieces where ever possible. I placed a blue dragon cam and a #3 nut in a flake in in the chimney and used 120cm slings to alleviate rope drag. Traverse on marginal protection yet surprisingly secure holds to the route 214 anchors and descend.

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In between routes 215 and 216

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What I used:

purple power cam
yellow link cam
#4 camp hex
little blue dragon cam on a 120cm sling
#3 trango nut also on a 120cm sling

in that order.

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