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Old Man's Popovers 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Chris Magness & Jessi Soroka, 7/31/11
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: chris magness on Oct 9, 2015

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Description 

"Old Man's Popovers" 5.8 (referring to the NH state symbol / what chicken heads look like to me).

Begin in the center of the face at a small flake above a sloping ledge. The pitch climbs directly up the center of the face. Possible (and questionable) .75 behind flake. Climb 15' to a horizontal (crux at start) and a #1 Metolious TCU, climb ten more feet to a second horizontal and a .5 Camalot. Follow chickenheads (using slings for pro) to a third horizontal and a #1 Camalot before the topout move. Belay from trees.

Location 

The face between Where's Tom and Grandaddy's Delight. Begin at a right facing flake and climb straight up.

Protection 

A little spicy at the start, be sure to have a good spot. Otherwise well protected.

See description for gear beta.


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