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Hanging by a Thread 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Louie Anderson, 2004
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Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Nov 12, 2008

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Moving through the crux of Hanging by a Thread.

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A few funny moves off the ground lead to the crux above the 3rd bolt. Some easier ground leads to a long move and more fun climbing. A final crux at an undercling leads to a short crack and the anchors.


Down in the pit below the roof. Left of Leviathan.


13 bolts to open shuts.

Photos of Hanging by a Thread Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Running through the nice crack midway.
Running through the nice crack midway.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike down low.
Mike down low.
Rock Climbing Photo: Stein sets up for the Crux.
Stein sets up for the Crux.

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By Tobin Sanson
From: San Rafael, CA
Dec 31, 2009
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

The second crux felt more like .12a to me, but the pump is friggin gnarly.
By veritus
From: redlands, ca
Oct 3, 2010
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Be careful as the loose flake near the 6th bolt has now become worse and has an additional piece that has loosen. It will probably be trundled in the next few weeks.
By James Weiss 1
From: Pasadena, California
Sep 30, 2014

Bouldery start, but this honestly felt easier to me to than Forbidden Fruit. I'll still buy the 5.12b grade, but it's on the softer side.

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