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Finely Grained Hands (a.k.a. FGH) 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA:  Allison Fritz, Bill Geist and Jason Halladay, May 2007
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Mar 22, 2009

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Start up the typical UEF grainy rock through some chunkiness (tread lightly) past a couple of bolts to a good stance and big hueco for the third clip. A hard, sequential move left to get to the forth clip leads into the thin crux on good rock. A nice rest can be found on the arete before launching into bigger holds taking you past a few more bolts to the anchor.


This is the left route on the Bull Horn. It starts just uphill of Excrementally Weighted.


7 bolts to a two bolt anchor.

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By Rich Strang
From: Santa Fe, NM
May 31, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

One of the better routes at UEF. DO IT!
By Alec Luther
From: Albuquerque, NM
5 days ago
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Great Climb! I gave this a 10d rating because I believe the crux is height dependent. I'm 6'2'' with a positive ape index of about 1.5 inches. This seemed to give me an advantage getting to the clip on bolt 4. I didn't even think that was a crux until I read the description. The bottom is still cleaning up and there is a hollow rail right before bolt 4. Also, the large undercling near the chains appears to only have so much time left before it goes too. Helmet recommended.

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