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Huggys Pull-up 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Kevin Cossel on Jul 21, 2008

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Fairly easy, nice 2-3 finger pockets/jugs to grab on to but not a lot of good foot holds. Generally easiest to use the hand holds as foot holds as well, which could result in sore toes. The first part of the climb is quite vertical, but the top section leans into the rock.


Approach is the path down to Zorro wall. When wall is reached, trail goes around a big bulge with some bolted routes. Route is just right of a sharp corner with another bolted route.


Well-bolted. Around 5 bolts, two bolt anchor. No chains on the anchor.

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By Dave Pilot
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 18, 2008

FA was Rick Thompson ca. 2003 or 2004
By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Sep 8, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This route is a sandbag at 5.8, probably closer to 5.9 or 9+. If your a 5.8 leader get ready to flail.
By Ian Stewart
Sep 8, 2012

Agree with Steven. Both my wife (5'5") and I (6'0") thought that this was harder than Cirque, which is supposedly a 10a/b. We'd have put this one around a 9+, too.
By Daniel Nelson
From: Jackson, WY
Aug 16, 2014

FYI saw someone kick off a giant plate of limestone while climbing this route. Beware.
By Sara Weeces
Aug 7, 2017

I'm 59"... was reachier than any 9 I've ever been on. Bailed, shitty warm up if you're sub-5'0'' and not a strong climber. :(

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