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Hades Heights Girdle Traverse 

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Type:  Trad, Boulder
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Submitted By: John Ely on Jan 19, 2013
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Description 

It is possible to boulder traverse the entirety of the Hades Heights formation (with feet no more than 4-6 ft off the dirt). Begin down the Kindergarten face as the usual descent between Hades Heights and Jungle Cliffs, and keep going until Trudie's Terror. There are difficult - 5.9 or 5.10 - moves between the Nose and Spiderwalk, between the Crack and Nubbin face, between Chris's Goat and Cripple's Crack (crux), and stepping across the bottom of Merv's Nerve. (The crux section between Chris's Goat and the Laundry Chute passing the Cripple's Crack area is known as 'Cripple's Traverse.') If the water is low, keep going to the base of Sterling's Double Cracks and exit up the off-width (5.3 highball) or if it is high, wander up Norris's Nipple (5.4 deep water). Slightly easier going right to left, though.


Location 

Start at the top of the Kindergarten Face (West End) or at Trudi's Terror (East End).


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