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Hosed Mouse Driver 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Eric Fazio-Rhicard & John Hayes
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Submitted By: James Willis on Jul 16, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Hosed Mouse Driver


Walk out on a small ledge past Valdez is Coming to a bolt that should be within arms reach. Continue up the thin face. Difficult side pulls, gastons and crimps.


First bolted line on the left face of the Lobo Wall.


6 Bolts, Chains

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By 1Eric Rhicard
Jul 17, 2014

Did you actually get on this route James? I bet it hasn't had a bolt clipped in 15 years. Pretty hard as I heard from those that did get on it.
By James Willis
From: Evanston, IL
Jul 18, 2014

I did. I wound up bailing after several bolts. The holds are very difficult and not so positive. I thought it was an interesting climb none the less
By 1Eric Rhicard
Jul 21, 2014

By Hendrixson
From: Tucson, AZ
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Scamper up and traverse a grungy ledge to obtain the first bolt. In an about-face the ledges and choss give way to near-vertical, sparsely featured, solid face. Dance with your fingers and toes over edges, crimps, and nubs. After a brief exhale at the forth bolt, decipher a disappointingly smooth lip to reach a recessed crack. Trend right using large edges and a horizontal crack past two bolts to the summit.

6 bolts to recessed anchors shared with Valdez is Coming. We found it best to belay from the ground, as opposed to the ledge, directly below the first bolt.

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