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Hook It 

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

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Nick Stayner on Dec 27, 2007

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Apparently this route has gotten easier with time, as a current guidebook lists it as 5.7. I'll stick with the original guidebook(s) grade of 5.9.
Fun, easy face climbing leads to a large roof which is pulled on titanic jugs. Easier climbing leads to the top. Great moves over the roof!
There is a variation that starts just left of this route and is exponentially harder. I've only done it once, and pulled on a draw to get over the roof.


Just left of Jam or Slam. Look for the large roof (and, usually, a large group of folks at the base).


Bolts, 2-bolt anchor.

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By Stevie Nacho
From: Utah
Oct 26, 2008

Good but the moves can be greasy!

By boulderkeith
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 1, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Well protected roof. Fun but short.
By Jesse Bryant
From: Jackson, Wyoming
Jun 11, 2015

Slabby start, awesome "titanic jug" roof pull, more slabbiness, steeper section to the top. I honestly love this route...its my favorite warmup/moderate at The Shield.

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