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Hang Fire 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Heidi Badaracco, 1992
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Submitted By: Jikimika Dinglehoffer on Sep 8, 2012

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Right before the crux


Begin with crimpy moves leading to a big hueco at the third bolt, then through more cruxy bits on varying holds punctuated by the occasional big hold and OK rest oppurtunity every 3rd or 4th move. Then work into a horizontal break before the roof. Negotiate the bulging roof with big pulls between big holds and enjoy the air below.


Just right of casual entertainment, visible from where the trail hits the wall. Got a toaster sized hueco 25 feet up


9ish bolts to 2BA

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By Simon W
From: Nowhere Land
Jul 21, 2017

This is a great climb. Having about 6 or 7 12a redpoints under my belt it is one of the more solid ones, but still at the grade. A devious but rewarding crux sequence leads to sustained steep to very steep climbing higher. Never a gimme, and pump management is key for those who project 12-.

Learning how to milk the less good rests on this thing was key for sending it.

GREAT view at the chains :)
By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
Sep 28, 2017

Harder than hips like cinderella if you can hang on your fingers.

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