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Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Hatalsky coming out of the Hell cave at Owl T...
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By Jay Knower
Administrator
From: Campton, NH
May 11, 2007
It looks like you can't skip bolts on this one.
By Mike Lane
From: Centennial, CO
Jun 13, 2007
Maybe its the angle, but it looks like deck potential at the next clip.
By Ken Cangi
From: Eldorado Springs, CO
Sep 4, 2007
It looks similar to The Monument, in Eldorado Canyon, except that it is closer to the ground and not underclings.
By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
Jul 16, 2009
and there's also a healthy amount of slack in the system
By Fat Dad
From: Los Angeles, CA
Aug 4, 2010
When did they start deleting comments? I posted this comment on Jan 23, 2009, which someone evidently removed: "Either I'm completely perceiving this angle incorrectly or someone with way too much time and hardware on their hands bolted and chained a boulder problem? From the photo, it looks like someone standing below the climber could reach up and touch him.

Does anyone know the real story on this one?"

What's up with the Orwellian removal of commentary?
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Carpinteria, CA
Aug 5, 2010
Hell of the Upside Down Sinners is an esoteric climb in an even more esoteric location: The Owl Tor. Like it or not, the amount of effort invested in cleaning and maintaining this area is herculean, even if a bit odd to the un-initiated. Check it out. You might not be disappointed...

And yes, you can touch the climber from the ground at the beginning.
By karl schmidt
From: Idyllwild, CA
Mar 21, 2015
Its the angle. Your not that far off the ground, but you wouldn't deck from a fall. The cave expands down from the angle of yh opening in this shot
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Paul Hatalsky coming out of the Hell cave at Owl Tor, Hell of the Upsidedown Sinners 5.12.
Photo Tom Slater

Submitted By: Slater on Jan 22, 2006
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