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Hoodgie Wall
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Ankles Away S 
Escuche Vaca Heard T 
Holy Shiitie, Muslim! T 
Hoodgie T 
Leonosphere S 
Original Route T 

Escuche Vaca Heard 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a X

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: unknown, or R. Behrens 1-30-2009 solo
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 270
Submitted By: munge on Feb 2, 2009

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Description 

Start immedialetly left of Leonosphere by laybacking to the left a short flake. This opening move is the physical crux. Trend slightly left and up to the left side of the horizontal crack that can take a cam. From there up and left slightly and follow the blunted arete to the top.

Location 

Hoodgie Wall. Descend anchors on Leonosphere.

Protection 

Pro to 3" - could use bolts above as it is a nice line. Not sure if it's been solo'd by the east side folks already, but if not, might be a nice addition. No objection from me. Squeezy at the bottom. Better to start in the left crack maybe with more gear options or make that a separate line altogether?


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By Bruce Bindner
Feb 4, 2009

I remember looking at this line, thinking "why hasn't someone put something up there?

Now they have.

Sweet!

Surprised you didn't bolt it. Maybe I will, depending on what we hear about it.

Brutus
By munge
Feb 13, 2009

Wanted to get some input first and then got sick that weekend too. :( Given how old of an area Ahills are, it's possible it's been sent before just no one bothered to report it. There are more possibilities in that area too. The crack left of the where I started Escuche would really be the direct line, or could have a finish slightly left of where I finished.