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Heavy Spider Karma 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: unknown, 1980?
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Submitted By: Tony B on Jan 2, 2003
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piton pete on the lead

Description 

There were no spiders noted on this odd route when we did it.

The climb is up a strange but pleasant crack and face system. While the gear is not always the best, it's good enough to be safe and the climb is pretty positive, if not outright juggy.

To locate this route, start by noting the twin splitters on the left end, 'Topless Twins' and then look slightly left to a dark crack and flake system going up and slightly left for perhaps 70 or 80' to a ledge. This is the route Heavy Spider Karma.

Climb up the route, placing pieces in the odd crack here and there until the crack widens to an offwidth. Cut back right onto the face doing an easy rising traverse to the anchors above 'Topless Twins.'


Protection 

A light standard rack



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BETA PHOTO: brass wall
Me leading up HSK. Photo by raygay
Me leading up HSK. Photo by raygay
pete at the anchors of H.S.K
pete at the anchors of H.S.K
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By Jake Wyatt
From: Longmont, CO
Dec 27, 2004

Gear Alert

As of 12/22/04, the sleeve on the left bolt of the anchor is partially exposed, and the hanger spins.