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Hard Up 

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

   
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 15, 2006

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Description 

Climb the crack/corner right of the start of "Over Easy" to the roof, then join that route.

This is a much better start to "Over Easy".

Protection 

Cams, slings for knobs.


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By SKI
From: Portlandia, OR
Jun 30, 2010

Use small cams for the thin lieback. a .3 camalot and a .5 for the roof crack works fine.
By Colonel Mustard
From: Sacramento, CA
Dec 10, 2011

This was a very cool route, easily the best 5.9 and under offering I tried on this spire. The starting finger crack leads to an easy roof, leads to the classic knob hiking shared with Over Easy.
By Amanda Luu
From: Danville
Jul 10, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The section under the roof is the most fun. Did this yesterday and there was already a .3 stuck under the roof so my lead just clipped it. If you're on the short side like me (5'2") just get a good heel hook on the roof and push up rather than look for something to pull cuz there aren't good knobs. I felt like it's more of a juggy mantle.

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