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Hemingway Buttress (East Face Right)
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The Old Man and the Poodle 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Randy Vogel, Darryl Nakahira & Maria Cranor, 1982
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Apr 23, 2005

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Description 

This route is located on the right side of the east face center of Hemingway Buttress.Start off a rock to the right of a tree filled gully. Climb a short left facing book then exit right and up into a crack system. Proceed to the top.

Protection 

Standard Rack


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By Woody Stark
Apr 23, 2005
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Enjoyable climb with good pro. I don't feel a PG is necessary.
By Kyle Wills
From: Chicago, IL
Sep 4, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

I feel falling at the crux would possibly cause one to smash into a ledge near the beginning of route with a high enough chance to warrant a PG rating. But one that should in no way stop anyone from doing the route.

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