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Far Right (Warmup Area)
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Bolt Face S 
Drill and Repetition S 
Hoi Polloi S 
Hook It S 
Jam or Slam S 
Patti's Butt T 
Variation S 

Variation 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Sport, Boulder, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on Jul 29, 2008

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Description 

Easy, but enjoyable face climbing bookends one stiff move at the roof (rated V4 in the guides) that involves a big undercling lockoff with a long reach to a good hold. It's easy toprope from either Drill & Repetition and Hook It and it's not an altogether horrible climb, which is the allusion made in the guides. The hard roof move is a fun challenge at the least. The Dramis guide shows this as a variation to Hook It but it is fully bolted as an independent line.

Location 

Inbetween Drill & Repetition and Hook It.

Protection 

6 bolts and shares same anchor area with Drill & Repetition and Hook It (there are two sets of anchors).


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By Jesse Bryant
From: Jackson, Wyoming
Oct 11, 2016

Let's be clear when we say 5.9/V4:
According to some a V4 move is a 5.12a move...So, yes, perhaps this is almost entirely a 5.9 climb, but the roof sequence is still in the high 5.11+/5.12- range. To cleanly climb this climb you likely need to be able to pull through some high 5.11 moves, and thus, this is in some ways a 5.11+/5.12- climb.