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5.12s and 5.13s, sport area.
From the Glory Hole head down the old coal trail until you see step heading west (up and to the left). First Buttress is the first one you come upon.
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Oh it's you Bob 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 70'
Magnatude 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
The World's Hardest Five Twelve 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 60'
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The Haulage, or “World’s Hardest Variation” as some call it, shares the first four bolts with the World’s Hardest 5.12. The four bolt opening section has fun climbing between slopers and jugs. The 5.12 section hits you right after the two routes diverge. Follow the left bolt line through a steep section of rock. Move up the 20 degree overhanging wall with a series of dead points and hard lock offs between slopers and edges. The crux sequence is 10 moves long and allows no margin for hesitat...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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