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Groundhog Day 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Bob Gaines, February 1997
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

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The late Raleigh Collins at the 7th bolt of Ground...


This sustained slab route, like most of the routes on this side of Little Hunk, affords decent quality climbing and sometimes engaging moves but needs a bit more traffic to clean it up.

The 5.11 crux comes early in the vicinty of the 3rd/4th bolt but there's another tricky sequence (5.10+) at the 6th bolt and sustained 5.10 slab climbing with spaced bolts all the way to the top.

This is a technical and sustained slab route that is worthy of more attention and with more traffic it will clean up nicely (it may also make it a bit harder).


Left side of Little Hunk's west face between Official Rubber Tester and Compassion of the Elephants.


10 bolts (5/16" and 3/8"), 2 bolt anchor/rap

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By C Miller
From: CA
Oct 20, 2008

An obscure but quality route that deserves more traffic.
By Bob Gaines
Oct 20, 2008

The last bolt (the 11th) was doubled to make a rap anchor (<100 feet) some years ago when Kevin Powell and I replaced many of the bolts on Little Hunk's West face.
By Ivan LaBianca
Apr 7, 2016

I suspect this one has indeed lost a few holds since the last comments in 2008, definitely the hardest 11c I've been on in the park. Flakes are still coming off. Interesting area to check out though, looking forward to going back to the wall next fall when temps go down.

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