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Deadmen Tell No Tales

5.11a/b, Sport, 40 ft (12 m),  Avg: 3.5 from 2 votes
FA: Jay Smith
Hawaii > Kauai > Deadmans

Description

The crux is pulling over the large cave lip going from second to third bolt. The move can be done by muscling or by getting a toe hook and pulling on your foot! The second will need an extension, I would also suggest extending the first to alleviate rope drag. The route stays pretty manky and would be fantastic if it would dry up. The optimal season would be winter when the shore is smoother on this side of the island.

Location

The route is located in a large cave along the seaside. When cleaning the route I would suggest upclimbing to get the second and first draws out.

Protection

4 bolts to bolt anchors all glue ins.

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Kitty Calhoun on "Deadmen Tell No Tales"
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This is a photo of the cave after the send.
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Gummy F
Akron, OH
  5.11a/b
[Hide Comment] The climb will probably be harder than a 5.11b if you climb in manky conditions. Jun 20, 2017
Ken Noyce
Layton, UT
[Hide Comment] @ Gummy: "chossy", you keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means. Dec 26, 2018
Gummy F
Akron, OH
  5.11a/b
[Hide Comment] @Ken_Noyce I updated it for your pleasure. Dec 26, 2018
Jay K Smith
  5.11c/d
[Hide Comment] The place is known as Deadman's, not Honeymooner's Hole. Dec 31, 2020