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Bullet Hole Wall
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Bullet Hole Face 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

Type:  Trad, TR, Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 10, 2007  with updates from Logan Swartz

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This namesake face route is on the left side of the obvious crack, climbing up the concave portion of the wall. It has a variation or two that can make it as hard as 11+.


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By Tavis Ricksecker
From: Bishop, ca
Jul 5, 2007

Left: 10+ (right hand in bullet hole)
Center: 11+ (left hand in bullet hole)
Right: 11 (right of bullet hole)

Don't need a TR here.. its only like 9 feet tall...
By Rick K
From: SD, CA
Dec 29, 2009

Some asshole recently took a hammer and chisel to the bullet hole in the Bullet Hole wall, it is now deeper and more positive than it was before. If you are unable to do the climb as it naturally is then commit to getting better, but please don't ruin it for the rest of us.
By Tavis Ricksecker
From: Bishop, ca
Feb 10, 2011

Now I totally agree with you Rick K, it sucks that someone chiseled the pocket deeper, but your words do have a certain irony to them.... hmm
By Adam Stackhouse
Feb 11, 2011

Funny Travis
By Elush
From: CA
Feb 21, 2013
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Fret not Rick K, the center problem can be done by completely eliminating the bullet hole.

I also have to say that all variations are about the same grade 5.10+/11- I feel the right is hardest for me.
By Chris Kehoe
Sep 20, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  V2 5+

The bullet hole can be left off without too much added difficulty.
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