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Aces High T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Fleming's Hand T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Suicide Kings T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Type: Trad, 110 ft
FA: Pat Flemming,Luke Kretschmar 1998 ground up
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Shared By: ShanJ2me on Apr 28, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

One of my favorite routes in The Hills! A Ballancy face start leads to a small left facing dihedral. Pull a small roof at the top of the dihedral and traverse right about 10 feet (take care-not protectable-but easy) to gain a beautiful splitter finger to hand to large hand crack! Multiple Cruxes just above the first bolt,at roof of dihedral and midway up the crack.

Protection

2 bolts low. then Look for the crystal placement just made for a .5 Camalot! sling your gear at the traverse to avoid rope drag! this route takes amazing gear. One set of stoppers-.3 to #3 Camalots. Doubles 1-3 if you want to sew it up. Bolted Chain Anchors at top left.

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