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Hemingway Buttress (East Face Right)
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A Farewell to Poodles T 
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A Farewell to Poodles 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Charles Cole, Marjorie Shovlin & Maria Cranor, 1982
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Apr 23, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: "A Farewell To Poodles. Photo by Blitzo.


This route is located on the right side of the middle section of Hemingway Buttress. Start to the right of "For Whom the Poodle Tolls" under a dual crack system. The start requires a traverse right under the previous route on fairly good holds. Ascend the left crack until surmounting an obvious bulge. At this point, traverse right into the right crack and follow it to the top.


standard rack

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By BCramer
From: Prescott
Oct 15, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Cool opening moves felt 10ish on less than perfect pro. Pretty fun.
By Kyle Wills
From: Chicago, IL
Oct 12, 2015

Definitely inferior to its poodle Metallica cousin to the left. Very grainy in comparison and MUCH easier. Nonetheless similar fun, engaging movement up the cracks

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