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Drunks in Tow 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Kenn Kenaga & Eric Tipton, July 2000
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on Aug 2, 2010

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Description 

Alternate ending to Hoodoo Temple. Interesting climbing.

Location 

From the ledge about halfway up Hoodoo Temple, cut left and take the alternate flaring crack to the top.

Protection 

Gear to 3".


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By Simon Hatfield
From: Oakland, CA
Jun 3, 2012

Crux moves are the very end, with a dangerous fall onto a ledge, with the only opportunity for protection an ~8mm splitter crack. My smallest cam (a purple 00 C3) was too large, and the crack is too uniform to take a stopper well. Probably best to avoid leading this variation unless you're solid on 5.10, or have very tiny active gear (Ball Nuts?).