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(2) Hanging Gardens
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B.F.D. T 
Chockstone Chimney T,TR 
Edges and Ledges T,TR 
From Something to Nothing S 
Fun in the Mud T 
Giant's Staircase T,TR 
Grace and Danger T,TR 
Hammer, The T,TR 
Hanging Gardens Route T 
Hobbit Hole T 
Loose Block Overhang T 
Sandy's Direct T 
Scorpion Seam S 
Sesame Street T 
Sickle, The T,TR 
Slapfest S 
Slow Drag (LBO variation) T 
So Embarrassing T 
Tips City T 

Giant's Staircase 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Ebb on Jun 6, 2008

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Description 

Pretty easy route, well described by the name. Could be a decent route for learning to place Trad protection. Can also have a top rope set from the path around the back. For a longer route, some folks set a top-rope on the Edges and Ledges anchors but start on Giant's Staircase and then traverse to the right when they can't go vertical any further (this would give it a 5.8 finish).

Location 

Left-most route on the left half of Hanging Gardens Wall (just to the left of Edges and Ledges).

Protection 

Anchors at top. Pro to 2".


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