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Hoss 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: dmPete on Oct 27, 2014

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Hoss' bolt line should be pretty evident from the ...

Description 

Clamber up the starting boulder, reach up, around an overhang for the first clip, then move into the crux surmounting the small roof. Once you've reached the second bolt, the climbing eases down to 5.7 or 5.8 until the very last move.

The crux is hard and relatively un-fun, while the remainder of the route is a completely different grade, and sorely lacking in character.

Location 

The first visible route once you've descended the initial set of switchbacks, on the Ponderosa Point rocks. Only a couple hundred yards from the parking area.

Protection 

Quickdraws. Bolted anchor...with at least one funky ring.


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