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Hells Bells 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: J. Tully and A. Larsen
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Submitted By: JohnT on Sep 16, 2010

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Pumpy start on large holds to crimps for the finish. A well protected line.


On the first tier. Follow the trail past rappel wall to the switch backs on your left. The route of is in between Huecos from Hades and Undertaker


6 bolts to chain anchors

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By the professor
Jun 7, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Some big flakes have broken off above the 5th bolt. A 5.10+ detour to the right is now necessary. This makes for a tricky undercling traverse to regain the line at the last bolts.
By Lazyclimber
Sep 24, 2013

No flakes have broken off as I saw them removed when the guy put the route up. I climbed it the same week he finished it.
By J.T.R.
Sep 25, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I agree with the professor. There is definitely a large flake missing. I don't think it makes it harder with the flake gone. It just gives you one choice as far as which way to go.
By J.T.R.
Sep 26, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Thanks John! I appreciate your time and dedication to the area!
By Joncharlesdavis
May 23, 2015
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

I pulled rock off trying to go right/straight up once the ledge is gained easier-safer to go left and seems to stay on route.
By Thomas Holmes
From: Utah
Jul 10, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I thought this route to be easier than its neighboring 10, so did everyone else in the group. perhaps because there is no distinct crux. Great route.

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