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The Elephant's Head (& Hyperion Slab)
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Aenea 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: 1998 -Savage
Season: 4
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Submitted By: Spider Savage on Jan 6, 2010

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Climbers nearing the top of Hyperian Slab, via "Ae...

Description 

The route ends at belay about 80 ft up. You can continue to the top by traversing left to Endymion.

Location 

Just left of center on Hyperion Slab.

Protection 

Quickdraws. Bolted


Photos of Aenea Slideshow Add Photo
Leader moving through the crux of "Aenea."
Leader moving through the crux of "Aenea."
Testing the pockets on the crux of "Aenea."
Testing the pockets on the crux of "Aenea."
Aenea & Hyperion Slab on a glorious spring day.
Aenea & Hyperion Slab on a glorious spring day.
The pattern is full, with a climber on "Aenean," in the center.
The pattern is full, with a climber on "Aenean," i...
A climber pulling toward the anchor above the crux of "Aenea."
A climber pulling toward the anchor above the crux...
Staring down the crux of "Aenea."
Staring down the crux of "Aenea."

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By Spider Savage
Apr 10, 2010

Upgraded from 5.7 to 5.8 by consensus. Easier for tall people.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Mar 23, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R

Aenea is a fun route, with 5 bolts to a 2-ring Fixe anchor. The 3rd bolt is a long reach to clip. The anchor is situated ~ 10 feet above the small left-facing corner/roof, not as indicated on the photo of Hyperion Slab, on the Texas Canyon main page.
By J.J
Mar 27, 2011

Tried to toprope this one shortly after rain. The entire hyperion slab and just about all of texas canyon gets way loose when wet... I was able to do the route to the right however.