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Hummingbird Spire, N. Face 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Jerry Dodrill on Apr 23, 2010

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Description 

This is the obvious little spire to the right of Far and Farther and above Synchronicity. There may be a couple routes on it, but the obvious easy line is up the north side. Climb the short hand crack, an easy solo, to the top where you'll find one bolt and a crack that takes gear.

Protection 

Hand size crack. One bolt on top.


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By Floyd Hayes
Sep 22, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I once led this short trad climb, placing a nut and a couple of cams for protection, and then rappelled from a sling that I attached to the single bolt, which appeared to be very solid. I concurred with Tresa Black's 5.7 rating.
By Floyd Hayes
Apr 19, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I led this again a few weeks ago. My blue sling from 2007 was still there; I added a red sling and a quick link. Adding a second bolt would be comforting...
By Floyd Hayes
Nov 11, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I removed the old slings and put the quick link on the bolt itself. It's easy pulling down the rope.
By splitclimber
Jul 6, 2015

overhanging 5.7 - short but really fun. I trundled some loose rock on top so the top out is much safer.

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