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Hamhocks 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Ethan Henderson on Nov 21, 2011

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Hamhocks is the 3rd crack from the edge. Photo-Ky...

Description 

Start out by face climbing up to gain the nice steep finger/hand crack.

Climb up using lots of jams a few face holds and a few positive feet. Not a lot of stems.

Harder than most 5.9s at vantage.

Location 

In the chockstone gulley. Around the corner left from the 3rd gulley.

This is the 3rd crack in the gulley.

Protection 

Gear to 2"

Set your own anchor on the cliff top.


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By Ethan Henderson
From: Silverdale, WA
Sep 30, 2012

A lot more jamming than most routes here.

Also felt stiffer than most .9s here.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Oct 30, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This is one of the best 5.9 cracks at Vantage.