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Helm Hammerhand 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Probably Tom Hanson, et al
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Submitted By: Darin Lang on Jul 20, 2003

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This is located around the corner to the left of High Boltage, about 100 feet of raspberry-bush whacking to the NE of the Dungeon proper. Look for a hanging, right-facing dihedral sandwiched between lower-angled cobbles below and a clean face above. The belay station is inaccessible from the top of the cliff, so a TR would be difficult to set up.

Despite the broken nature of this climb, it has some very enjoyable moves, including an awkward, sequential stem/mantle at the second bolt and inobvious, slightly reachy stemming at the third bolt. 1.93 stars.


4 QDs + a 2-bolt anchor.

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By Tom Hanson
Feb 13, 2006

Yep, this was actually the very first route that I bolted at The Wood. After doing this, The Rack, Iron Maiden, and Norman Rockshoes, I started developing tendonitis from drilling by the old tap & twist method. Soon after I got myself a Bosch.
By Kevin Neilson
From: Boulder
Jul 26, 2012

Loc: 39¢ª21.015'N 104¢ª45.525'W.

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