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Hill's Little Hill 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Randy Hill, K. Cordner, D. Olson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: kelly cordner on Nov 22, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Topo to Faulty Tower

Description 

start on "Over The Top". Above the block take the left bolt line. The technical crux is at the traverse to the vertical seam. Above that is sustained overhanging big holds.

Location 

left of "Fender Strat"

Protection 

15 bolts, you need a 70 meter rope.


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By rickziegler
Dec 11, 2015

I'm a little confused by what's going on with this route. Off of the big ledge, halfway up there appear to be two mini variations of this route, both leading to the same overhanging face after 2 or 3 bolts.
I did the left "variation." The second bolt off the big ledge is very poorly placed and difficult to clip. Definite ledge fall potential here. Why not put it 3 feet lower and clip off the big jug? Also thought this thing was pretty loose, with one key hold at the crux flexing in my hand.
By Choncho
Mar 9, 2017

Good and fun pitch. Still cleaning up a bit, but no big deal. Might as well get on it since you'll be waiting in line for FCTM anyway. The bolting job is adequate.

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