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Hard Monkey 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Rob Griz on Aug 25, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Hard Monkey with a rope.

Description 

On the main, left (White) face, follow the left bolt line to the top anchors. The crux is right off the first bolt and eases higher. The rock continues to exfoliate, so be prepared for very small flakes to come off and fall on your belayer. Fun line, similar to its neighbor. Maintains the original bottom bolt.

Location 

You can't miss the start on a nice, flat, dirt pad.

Protection 

8 bolts to a chain top anchor.


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By Olle
Aug 20, 2015

Quality route. Nimble, slabby climbing at points. The crux is at passing the first bolt, possible the second crux is passing the fifth bolt. The people who set this route knew what they were doing.