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Seismic Wall A.K.A. Maggie's Wall
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Hoovering TR 
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Torpedoes Away S 
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Hoover Head 

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

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tom Suhler, Bruce Becker
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Submitted By: Lizzy Ball on Aug 13, 2008

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Description 

Crux is the last move before anchors (and the moves above the anchors). Smooth crimps, then over a bulge, a few more moves to the top. Crack at the left is probably off-route, and far from bolts anyway. The last bolt is right below the anchors, skip on lead and set up a TR through it if you want.

Location 

Seismic Wall itself is across a creek (usually dry) from the main path/parking lot. Pick up "Austin Rock" (O'Grady) for nice diagrams of all Seismic routes. This route is near the left end of the wall, directly to the right of a large tree. Look for the 2 sets of anchors right next to each other ("Hoover Head" is the left route, with the bolts). Sport lead and then clean/rap down.

Protection 

3 bolts, 2 top anchors with chains (2 anchors very closeby for "Hoovering" TR)


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By RMS
Oct 14, 2016

CONDITION REPORT 
10/14/16-- There is an active wasp nest just above and left of the anchors. The wasps did not bother me, but their presence might justify second thoughts about doing this route right now.
By Dylan Weldin
From: Athens, OH
May 1, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This is the less than vertical route one to the left of Torpedoes Away (giant hole at the bottom)