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Hungover Wall - Left Side
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Brian's Song 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Brian Elliot, Doug Odenthal & Joe Sheehy, 1988, Direct Finish: Chris Miller, July 2004
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 17, 2006

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Climb juggy horizontals, passing a distinct crux near the second bolt, and then mantle onto a ledge with the third bolt. Higher, climb over a small roof and finish up a short headwall to anchors at the lip of the wall.

Decent climbing on this route although it lacks the sustained nature of the higher quality routes. The poorly located 2nd bolt detracts somewhat from the overall experience.

Originally a TR problem this was later lead without any bolts (finishing up Sun Spot) and later still bolted and made a sport climb. Most recently a two bolt direct finish was added to make this route totally independent of Sun Spot.


This is the 2nd route from the left on the Hungover Wall and starts just right of a large pine tree.


5 bolts, 2 bolt lower-off

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By Isaac T.
From: Yokosuka, Japan
Jul 19, 2007
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Be careful when clipping the 3rd bolt, there is a potential ground fall if your belayer isn't paying attention.
By Jack C. Beckley
From: arcadia ca
Aug 13, 2016

Fun Climb! I think it is harder to clip the second bolt then the buddy decked and rolled his ankle really bad...good thing there is no approach

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