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Walking the Hills 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b PG13 [details]
FA: Tim Standing 2007
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Submitted By: john durr on Apr 13, 2010

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Description 

A loose easy crack left just left of Smokey Smith. Poor rock.

Protection 

Gear to 4", emphasis on less than 2". Lower off Smokey Smith's fixed anchor.


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By Nathan Scherneck
From: Portland, OR
May 10, 2010

I climbed this route yesterday. At about 2/3 the way up I sent a baseball sized chunk off the route nearly hitting my belayer below. Also, I don't believe you're supposed to top-out, rather traverse over to the anchors to the right. I topped out and couldn't get to the anchors safely without some sketchy downclimbing. I had to do some thinking to get off the formation and the solution didn't involve that particular anchor.
By Mannamedstan Smith
From: Carpinteria, CA
Apr 7, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13

I too found the two moves of downclimbing to the anchors to be the crux. Still a fun little splitter

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