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Fat Man's Folly 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Darrel Hensel, Bobby Kessinger 1976
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Nov 25, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Fat Man's Folly is the leaning crack on the left



It's the first route on the left side of the rock. There is a messy approach through some bushes then climb the trough above. There's nothing special about the route, but you might as well do it while you're in the area.


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By C Miller
From: CA
Feb 9, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

You forgot to mention the cool move at the top where you squeeze through a slot, after all that's what the route name derives. Decent enough climbing and certainly not a bomb.
By Bo Johnston
Feb 5, 2005

The rock is a bit crusty on this route and the crack wide and flared in spots to make placments not perfect. Don't wear a backpack with the finally "birth canal" exit in mind.
By Rodger Raubach
Mar 8, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

My notes on this show that it takes camming devices. Needed a #3 near the top. A grunt, not much fun . it's a gully climb.

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