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Hound Ears Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: David Eisenstadt on Jul 10, 2008
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    Hound Ears is NOT a climbing destination and is included here only for reference purposes. Hound Ears is one site in the annual Triple Crown bouldering competition and is open ONLY during the comp. Climbing here at any other time is strictly forbidden.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 12.1 miles from here

    60 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',2]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Hound Ears

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hound Ears:
    Heretic   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   
    Air Jesus   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
    The Anchor   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   
    Flash or Trash   V5 6C     Boulder   
    The Honzo Blade   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
    The Blade   V6 7A     Boulder, 20'   
    Crystal Ball Low   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   
    Mr. Thick   V9 7C     Boulder   
    Champagne Jam   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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    Comments on Hound Ears Add Comment
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    By Ben Sachs
    Oct 13, 2008
    Not black granite, this is quartzite.
    By David Eisenstadt
    From: orlando,florida
    Nov 10, 2008
    woops, my bad :)

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