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Hume's Horror 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tina and Dan Godshall
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
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Submitted By: Dan G0D5H411 on Feb 16, 2011

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Slightly overhanging the whole way.

Description 

Follow gently overhanging jugs up to the final roof crux. Pull up and right over the roof to good clipping holds above the anchors.

Location 

After reaching the Far Side cliff proper, walk 5 minutes along the base past Sympathy For the Devil and before Well Hung. Hume's Horror sits in an alcove formed by two slightly overhanging, pocketed, red and yellow walls. With your back to the route, you would be staring directly at the west face of Menses Prow.

Protection 

5 bolts to 2 bolt anchor with chains.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Tina nearing the roof crux on the FA.
Tina nearing the roof crux on the FA.

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By AOSR
From: Wherever we park!
Mar 22, 2015

First bolt is so low there's no point in clipping it. The crux is not z-clipping the anchor ;)
By A. Bandos
May 3, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

This might get the award for the most shoe rubber and chalk on any climb at Shelf. Fun (almost brainless) climbing up jugs the entire way. Don't think it's 10b. Several 9s at Shelf are significantly harder.