Login with Facebook
Gold Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Flash for Hash T 
Gold Bug S 
Gold Standard S 
Hidden Gold S 

Flash for Hash 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jim Hammerle & Mike Lee, 1990
Page Views: 732
Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Aug 8, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (10)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
John (still recovering from surgery) chooses the m...


Flash for Hash starts in the finger/small hands crack between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold. It is difficult to say where the crux lies; most of the crack can be avoided due to the well-featured face on both sides. Avoiding those holds, I found the start to be a little tough and the upper half of the crack yields better to a layback than to hand jams, at least for my hands. Finish above the crack, up the face on fairly large edges, between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold, clipping the bolts on either side. This route is usually done as a TR from the anchor for Hidden Gold.


Gear to 1.5", three QD's. Bolted anchor

Photos of Flash for Hash Slideshow Add Photo
leading Flash for Hash <br /> <br />photo by Taylor Pearce
leading Flash for Hash photo by Taylor Pearce

Comments on Flash for Hash Add Comment
Show which comments
By H.J.
From: Brooklyn, NY
May 14, 2012

Nut on left anchor is loose and spinning.